1. Edward Lear described Gozo’s coastal landscape as "pomskizillious and gromphiberous". The Pomskizillious Museum of Toys can be found in Xaghra, a village that is thought to be one of the earliest inhabited parts of the island.
2. The island has already appeared in several films, including Single-Handed, from 1953, and Inseminoid, a 1981 UK horror.
3. Residents of Gozo – there are 37,000 - are called Gozitans.
4. Despite its small population, and tiny proportions – it is just eight miles long and four miles wide – there are 46 churches on the island.