L-Iklin is bordered by Ħal Għargħur, San Ġwann, Birkirkara, Ħal Balzan, Ħal Lija, and Naxxar. L-Iklin detached itself only recently from neighbouring village, Ħal Lija. A number of commercial outlets have more recently opened in the area. It also has its own Parish Church, celebrating its own First Holy Communion and Confirmation ceremonies at the L-Iklin chapel.
Close to Iklin we find Birkirkara, Balzan, Lija, Ghargur, Naxxar and San Gwann.