Dwejra is located
on the Western coast of the island of Gozo. It is characterized by a
range of landscapes most dominant of which are the sheer limestone cliffs
and a series of large subsidence structures as well as numerous coastal
features of erosion, dry river valleys and a small inland body of seawater.
A candidate UNESCO World Heritage Site, Dwejra is a protected area both
on a local and international level as part of the EUs Natura 2000
network and is the largest contiguous protected land and sea area in
Malta. Its uniqueness lies in its complex of features of geological,
geomorphological, ecological, archaeological, historical and aesthetic
interest which attracts thousands of visitors every year for diving
and as part of organized tours.
on the site: Tourism, recreation, fishing, diving, quarrying, hunting/trapping
, some agriculture.