Is-Swieqi is originated from the Maltese word "saqa" which means water flow channel. This locality falls under Is-Swieqi, Ibrag and Madliena. Its populations are approximately 8200 which includes 700 elderly.
The emblem of Is-Swieqi is divided with a cross of St. Andrew which is of silver. The zig zag red motif and the golden colour indicste the valleys and fields of Ibrag. The blue waves indicate the water flow of Is-Swieqi "saqa".Madliena is indicated with the red letter M.