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Caerphilly county borough
Image:WalesCaerphilly.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 16th
278 km²
? %
Admin HQ Hengoed
ISO 3166-2 GB-CAY
ONS code 00PK
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 5th
169,519
610 / km²
Ethnicity 98.8% White.
Welsh language
- Any skills
Ranked 17th
16.7%
Politics
Caerphilly County Borough Council
http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/
Control Labour Party
MPs

Caerphilly [county borough] is a local government principal area in southern Wales, straddling the boundary between the traditional counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. one of the subdivisions of Wales File links The following pages link to this file: Caerphilly (county borough) Categories: GFDL images ... This article explains the meaning of area as a Physical quantity. ... This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by area. ... To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Hengoed is a village on the west side of the Rhymney Valley - overlooking Ystrad Mynach across to Maesycwmmer. ... The ISO 3166-2 codes for the United Kingdom correspond to the nations administrative divisions. ... The Office for National Statistics coding system is a hierarchical code used in the United Kingdom for tabulating census and other statistical data. ... April 29 is the 119th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (120th in leap years). ... Jump to: navigation, search 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Jump to: navigation, search Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by population. ... Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... This is a List of Welsh principal areas by the percentage of those professing some skills in the Welsh language in the 2001 UK census. ... Jump to: navigation, search The Labour Party is the principal centre-left political party in the United Kingdom (see British politics). ... This is a list of MPs elected in the UK general election, 2005 to the House of Commons for the Fifty-Fourth Parliament of the United Kingdom at the United Kingdom general election, 2005, arranged by constituency. ... Wayne David (born 1 July 1957, Bridgend) is a Welsh politician. ... Dai Havard (born February 7, 1950) is a Welsh politician, and Labour Party member of Parliament for Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney. ... James Donnelly Touhig, known as Don Toulhig (born December 5, 1947) is the Welsh Labour and Co-operative member of Parliament for Islwyn, and is a junior minister at the Wales Office. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² Ethnicity: 97. ... Wales has thirteen traditional counties (or vice counties). ... Glamorgan or Morgannwg is a maritime traditional county of Wales, UK, and was previously a medieval kingdom or principality. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a traditional county and principal area in south-east Wales. ...


Its main town is Caerphilly. Other towns in the county borough are Bedwas, Risca, Ystrad Mynach, Newbridge, Blackwood, Bargoed, New Tredegar and Rhymney. Jump to: navigation, search Caerphilly Castle Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a town in Glamorgan, Wales, located at the bottom of the Rhymney Valley. ... Bedwas is a village 2 miles north-east of Caerphilly, south Wales, and situated in the Caerphilly borough. ... Risca is a small town of approximately 15,000 people in the county borough of Caerphilly, traditional county of Monmouthshire, south Wales, UK. It has a rural aspect, and is surrounded by several extensively-wooded hills including Mynydd Machen (362 m) and Twmbarlwm (419 m). ... Ystrad Mynach is a town in the county borough of Caerphilly, traditional county of Glamorgan, south Wales, 5 miles north of Caerphilly town. ... Newbridge is a town in the county borough of Caerphilly, traditional county of Monmouthshire, southern Wales. ... Blackwood is a small town in Monmouthshire, Wales. ... Bargoed (Welsh: Bargod) is a town in the Rhymney Valley, one of the Welsh Valleys. ... Rhymney is a town located in the county borough of Caerphilly, traditional county of Monmouthshire, south Wales, United Kingdom. ...


The county borough was formed on April 1, 1996 by the merger of the Rhymney Valley district of Mid Glamorgan with the Islwyn borough of Gwent. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... Jump to: navigation, search 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... The Rhymney Valley is a valley in south Wales, formerly famous for its coal mining industry. ... Mid Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Islwyn 1974-1996 Islwyn is an area in south Wales. ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ...



United Kingdom | Wales | Principal areas of Wales Flag of Wales

Anglesey | Blaenau Gwent | Bridgend | Caerphilly | Cardiff | Carmarthenshire | Ceredigion | Conwy | Denbighshire | Flintshire | Gwynedd | Merthyr Tydfil | Monmouthshire | Neath Port Talbot | Newport | Pembrokeshire | Powys | Rhondda Cynon Taff | Swansea | Torfaen | Vale of Glamorgan | Wrexham National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English, Welsh Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff First Minister Rhodri Morgan Area  - Total Ranked 3rd UK 20,779 km² Population  - Total (2001)  - Density Ranked 3rd UK 2,903,085 140/km² Ethnicity: 97. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced (IPA), unniss mawn), is an island and county at the north western extremity of North Wales. ... Blaenau Gwent is a county borough and parliamentary constituency in South Wales. ... Bridgend is a county borough in Glamorgan, southern Wales. ... Cardiff (Welsh: Caerdydd) is the capital and largest city of Wales. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Conwy [county borough] is a local government principal area in north Wales. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ... Flintshire (Welsh Sir y Fflint) is a county in northern Wales. ... Gwynedd is an administrative county in Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd. ... // Introduction Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Merthyr Tudful) is a town and county borough in the traditional county of Glamorgan, south Wales, with a population of about 55,000. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a traditional county and principal area in south-east Wales. ... Neath Port Talbot (Welsh: Castell-nedd Port Talbot) is a county borough in Glamorgan, south Wales. ... Newport (Welsh: Casnewydd) is the third largest city in Wales (after Cardiff and Swansea). ... Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is a county in the southwest of Wales in the United Kingdom. ... Powys is an administrative county in Wales, over 2000 sq. ... Rhondda Cynon Taff (Welsh: Rhondda Cynon T f) is a county borough in Glamorgan, South Wales. ... Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe, mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower peninsula. ... Torfaen (sometimes hyphenated Tor-faen) is a county borough in South Wales. ... The Vale of Glamorgan (Welsh: Dyffryn (or Bro) Morgannwg) is an exceptionally rich agricultural area in the southern part of Glamorgan, Wales. ... Wrexham is a county borough in northern Wales. ...


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Visiting (154 words)
Spanning thousands of years, the history of Caerphilly county borough can be seen from every corner of the region.
You will probably have heard of Caerphilly Castle, one of the great Medieval Castles of Western Europe and Caerphilly's famous Cheese but there are many other attractions for you to visit.
To request a Caerphilly Short Breaks Guide containing information on how to get here and the many attractions, historic sites, accommodation, and places to eat please email us at tourism@caerphilly.gov.uk, giving your full postal address.
Caerphilly County Borough Council (1955 words)
Caerphilly County Borough has a rich and varied historic environment including listed buildings, conservation areas, ancient monuments, archaeological sites and historic parks, gardens and landscapes.
To a great extent the County Borough's historic environment reflects development during the Industrial Revolution of the 19th and early 20th Centuries.
The County Borough Council will consult Cadw on planning applications in respect of Grade 1 and 11* sites and the Garden History Society on all parks and gardens listed in the register.
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