Luqa is situated in the Southern region of Malta and has a population of 5,945 people in an area of 6.7km² and borders Birzebbuga, Ghaxaq, Gudja, Kirkop, Marsa, Mqabba, Paola, Qormi, Safi, Santa Lucija, Siggiewi, Tarxien and Zurrieq.
In the main square you will find a large church dedicated to St Andrew and their feast in celebrated on the first Sunday of July with the typical firework displays, band marches and street celebrations.
In the early 1920’s, the first air strip was built in Luqa which was later rebuilt so it was also able to host passenger airlines making Luqa the only airport on the Island.
Some important landmarks still around today are: the house of the famous clock maker and inventor Michelangelo Sapiano, the impressive building of St Vincent de Paul built in 1862 which is now an old people’s home and the Chapel dedicated to St James built in 1550.
Property in Luqa varies from modern apartment blocks to large townhouses so property buyers can usually find something to suit all budgets.