​Floriana is located at the base of the Sciberras Peninsula just before the capital city of Valletta. It borders with Valletta, Marsa, Pieta and Hamrunand is flanked by the sea on the Grand Harbour side and Marsamxett side. It houses a number of important buildings and sites including a hospital, the cruise passenger terminal known as Valletta Waterfront, the Police Headquarters, the Archishop's Curia, the Housing Department and Authority, the Malta Planning and Environment Authority, the Mala Transport Authority, the Inland Revenue Department, the Education Division, the U. S Embassy, the Italian Embassy and the Belgian Embassy, as well as a number of restaurants and two 5-star hotels.