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Encyclopedia > Conwy (county borough)
Conwy county borough
Image:WalesConwy.png
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 6th
1,130 km²
? %
Admin HQ Conwy
ISO 3166-2 GB-CWY
ONS code 00NE
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 15th
109,596
97 / km²
Ethnicity 98.2% White
Welsh language
- Any skills
Ranked 5th
39.7%
Politics
Conwy County Borough Council
http://www.conwy.gov.uk/
Control Multi-party
MPs
AMs
  • Dafydd Elis-Thomas
  • Alun Pugh
  • Denise Idris Jones
    (Constituency)
  • North Wales (Part)
  • Mid and West Wales (Part)
    (Regional)
MEPs Wales

Conwy [county borough] is a local government principal area in north Wales. It contains the major settlements of Llandudno, Llandudno Junction, Llanrwst, Betws-y-Coed, Conwy and Colwyn Bay, and has a total population of about 100,000. one of the subdivisions of Wales File links The following pages link to this file: Llandudno Conwy (county borough) Betws-y-Coed Llanrwst Penmaenmawr Colwyn Bay Abergele Llanfairfechan Conwy 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 orders of magnitude of different geographical regions, we list here areas between 1,000 km² and 10,000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Conwy (formerly anglicised as Conway) is a town in Conwy county borough, North Wales, UK, which faces the resort of Llandudno across the Conwy Estuary. ... 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). ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... 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. ... 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. ... David Jones is the Conservative MP for Clwyd West. ... Elfyn Llwyd (born September 26, 1951) is a Welsh politician, member of Parliament for Meirionnydd Nant Conwy, and parliamentary (but not national) leader of Plaid Cymru. ... Betty (Helena) Williams (born 31 July 1944) will be a politician in the United Kingdom. ... The National Assembly for Wales is composed of 60 members known as AMs or assembly members (in Welsh: ACau or Aelodaur Cynulliad). ... Dafydd Elis-Thomas, Baron Elis-Thomas of Nant Conwy, AM, is a UK politician from Wales. ... A Member of the European Parliament (English abbreviation MEP) is a member of the European Unions directly-elected legislative body, the European Parliament. ... 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. ... North Wales is the northernmost region of Wales, bordered to the south by Mid Wales. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... Llandudno is a seaside resort and town in the county borough of Conwy in North Wales. ... Llandudno Junction (Welsh: Cyffordd Llandudno) is a small town in the county borough of Conwy. ... Llanrwst (pronounced approximately hlanROOST) is a small town and Community on the A470 road and the River Conwy in the county borough of Conwy, traditional county of Denbighshire, north Wales. ... Betws-y-Coed is a town in the county borough of Conwy, traditional county of Caernarfonshire, north Wales. ... Conwy (formerly anglicised as Conway) is a town in Conwy county borough, North Wales, UK, which faces the resort of Llandudno across the Conwy Estuary. ... Colwyn Bay (Welsh: Bae Colwyn) is a town in Conwy county borough, in the traditional county of Denbighshire, North Wales. ...


The River Conwy (after which the county borough is named) lies wholly within the area: rising in Snowdonia and flowing through Llanrwst en route to the Irish Sea by Conwy. The borough straddles the traditional counties of Caernarfonshire and Denbighshire. The River Conwy, or, in Welsh Afon Conwy , is a river in North Wales. ... See also Snowdonia National Park The north ridge of Tryfan (seen on the left in this picture) makes an enjoyable scramble in Snowdonia. ... Llanrwst (pronounced approximately hlanROOST) is a small town and Community on the A470 road and the River Conwy in the county borough of Conwy, traditional county of Denbighshire, north Wales. ... Relief map of the Irish Sea. ... Conwy (formerly anglicised as Conway) is a town in Conwy county borough, North Wales, UK, which faces the resort of Llandudno across the Conwy Estuary. ... Wales has thirteen traditional counties (or vice counties). ... Caernarfonshire, also known as Carnarvonshire or, in Welsh, as Sir Gaernarfon, is a maritime traditional county of Wales, bounded N. by the Irish Sea, E. by Denbighshire, S. by Cardigan Bay and Merionethshire, and W. by Caernarfon Bay and the Menai Straits, which separates it from Anglesey. ... Denbighshire (Welsh: Sir Ddinbych) is a county in North Wales. ...


Conwy is represented in Parliament by Betty Williams (Lab), Elfyn Llwyd (PC), and David Jones (Con), though these members all represent constituencies that only partially cover Conwy. In the National Assembly for Wales, it is represented by Denise Idris Jones (Lab). Betty (Helena) Williams (born 31 July 1944) will be a politician in the United Kingdom. ... Elfyn Llwyd (born September 26, 1951) is a Welsh politician, member of Parliament for Meirionnydd Nant Conwy, and parliamentary (but not national) leader of Plaid Cymru. ... David Jones is the Conservative MP for Clwyd West. ... The National Assembly for Wales (or NAW) (Welsh: Cynulliad Cenedlaethol Cymru) was established in 1998, following the approval by a small majority of Welsh voters in a referendum held in 1997 of the Labour Governments proposals for devolution. ...


The borough was formed on April 1, 1996 by merging the districts of Aberconwy and Colwyn when it was originally named Aberconwy and Colwyn. However, its council renamed the district a day later, on April 1, 1996 to Conwy. The new name has caused confusion with the town of Conwy; for instance, Royal Mail tell people to not use the name 'Conwy' on mail to the area lest it go to the town of the same name (NB: they advise against the use of postal counties generally). April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Wales ... Categories: UK geography stubs ... April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Conwy (formerly anglicised as Conway) is a town in Conwy county borough, North Wales, UK, which faces the resort of Llandudno across the Conwy Estuary. ... Royal Mail is the national postal service in the United Kingdom. ... The postal counties of the United Kingdom are subdivisions of the UK sometimes used in addressing posted items and which do not correspond exactly to traditional or administrative boundaries. ...



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(100%), Welsh(20. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... A lovely image of the Welsh flag, derived from an SVG file by Tobias Jakobs in the sodipodi flags collection. ... [The Isle of] Anglesey or Anglesea (Welsh: [Ynys] Môn, pronounced as U-niss Mawn, in IPA), 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. ... Caerphilly is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the boundary between the traditional counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. ... 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. ... 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 - aber river-mouth + river 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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