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Victoria Cittadella

This is the capital city of the island of Gozo, Victoria (Maltese: Il-Belt Victoria, also known as Rabat). Located centrally on the island, it has got almost 7,000 inhabitants. The Cittadella (Maltese: Iċ-Ċittadella) is located in the heart of the city. The present fortifications of the citadel were built in the 15th and early 16th century, but it is believed that the site has been inhabited since the Bronze Age and served as the acropolis in the Punic-Roman city of Gaulos, which was converted into a castle during the Middle Ages. It was very quiet in and around the citadel, because it was New Year’s Day, when literally everything is closed in Malta.

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Exif Data:
Make: SONY
Model: DSC-HX400V
Software: PaintShop Pro 16,00
Exposure Time: 1/2000 sec
F-Stop: f/3.5
ISO Speed Ratings: 80
Focal Length: 841/100 mm
Date Taken: 2019-01-01 14:58
Metering Mode: Pattern
Flash: Flash did not fire, auto mode
File Size: 1458 kb

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