Meaning of Valletta in English:


Pronunciation /vəˈlɛtə/

proper noun

  • The capital and chief port of Malta; population 6,300 (est. 2006); urban harbour area population 199,000 (est. 2007).


Named after Jean de Valette, Grand Master of the Knights of St John, who built the town after the victory over the Turks in 1565.