Birkirkara is a town located in the Central region of Malta and has always been the most populated town dating back to the 14th century and is still the most populated town with 22,247 people (correct in 2014) in an area of 2.7km² making this a very densely populated town.
The town is divided in to four autonomous parishes; St Helen, St Joseph, Our Lady of Mount Carmel and St Mary giving them four feasts St Helen August 18 (or first Sunday after date); Sunday after 15 August; May 1; First Sunday of July; First Sunday of June.
Birkirkara has a lot of history like most other Maltese towns. Within the last century their largest roll was to act as an emergency center during World War II, housing artistic treasures and government offices away from the constant air raids happening around the Capital.
One popular site is the Old Railway Track station which can be found in the public gardens. It is all that is left from the railway service which used to run from Rabat to Valletta but was closed in 1931.
Birkirkara has a large commercial presence with many small and large businesses setting themselves up on the main road.
Properties vary in size and value between the older parts of Birkirkara and the newer parts making Birkirkara a place that can cater for all.
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