Ta’ Xbiex is a small town in southeastern Malta. The town is home of a number of foreign embassies, including the Embassies of Egypt, Italy, France and the British High Commission. The town also features a government housing estate and over the years it has also hosted a good amount of insurance companies, law firms and some IT and ship chandler service industries. It also services part of the Yacht Marina. Neighbouring towns are Gzira and Msida however this seaside town is close to the historical capital city of Valletta and the new and modern town of Sliema.