Birkirkara is a town in the central region of . It is the second most populous on the island, with 23,034 inhabitants as of March 2018. The city consists of four autonomous parishes: Saint Helen, Saint Joseph, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and Saint Mary.

Landmarks in the Area

St Helen's Basilica is an 18th-century Roman Catholic church situated in , . Photo: Continentaleurope, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Parish Church of Saint Mary, commonly known as il-Knisja l-Qadima is a Roman Catholic parish church in , , dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. Photo: Alecastorina93, CC BY-SA 3.0.

St Aloysius College is a Catholic college run by the Jesuits in , Malta.

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The Wignacourt Aqueduct is a 17th-century aqueduct in , which was built by the Order of Saint John to carry water from springs in and to the newly-built capital city . Photo: JialiangGao, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Fleur-de-Lys is a suburb that forms part of , and it is also considered a suburb of and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Balzan is a municipality in the Central Region of , one of the so-called three villages, together with and . is situated 1¼ km west of Birkirkara. Photo: Alecastorina93, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Lija is a small village in the Central Region of . is situated 1½ km west of Birkirkara. Photo: Tony Hisgett, CC BY 2.0.

San Ġwann is a town in the Central Region of , with a population of 12,523 as of March 2014. is situated 1½ km northeast of Birkirkara. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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