Population
1266
Churches
2
Restaurants
4
Museums
5

About Għarb

The word "Għarb" is derived from an Arabic word which means sunset

This symbolises the position of l-Għarb which is at the west of the island of Gozo. In Arabic the word "l-Għarb" is written as "herb". The motto of the village is "In extremo vigilat" which means "Sentinel at the borderline". L-Għarb means West and this typical old Gozitan village unsurprisingly lies in the West of the Island. It started life as a small hamlet centuries ago. You can see its ancient roots in the centre of the village where some houses have fine examples of decorated stone balconies.

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Gharb Fridays

✨️ "GHARB FRIDAYS" ✨️   Friday evenings in Gharb in an elegant 🌞 , romantic 🫂, traditional 🤠 cultural  square, Pjazza Żjara tal-Madonna l-Gharb.  …

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Carnival 2022

🇬🇧Gharb Carnival - 22nd May, 2022 10.30am - 12.00pm Gharb Carnival will be held with a difference since it will be held in May. The…

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