The City of Victoria
In 1887, Rabat, the old name of the main city of Gozo was replaced by Victoria. Rabbath is a word of Phoenician derivation which probably entered our language through the Punic tongue.
Playing Field, Independence & Savina Sq.
Plans for Independence square, Savina square and the playing field in Victoria unveiled.
The seat of the Victoria Council is the Banca Giuratale at It-Tokk or Pjazza Indipendenza. It was built during the rule of the Knights of Saint John as the meeting place of the Jurats of the Universitas, the administrative Government of Gozo.