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Encyclopedia > Gowerton
Gowerton Ward
Image:Wm swansea gowerton.jpg
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: Maps for SS5996
Geography
Principal Locality Gowerton
Total Population 4,928 (2001 census)
Land Area (sq. km) 7.55 (2001 census)
Administration
Local Council: City and County of Swansea
Nation: Wales
Post office and telephone
PostCode(s): SA4
Dialling code: +44-1792
Politics
UK Parliament: Gower
European Parliament: Wales

Gowerton is the name of an electoral ward, a community and a village in the City and County of Swansea, South Wales. Image File history File links Wm_swansea_gowerton. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... Map of countries by population Taiwanese people waiting for the Taipei Rapid Transit System in Taipei, Republic of China(Taiwan). ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ... 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. ... Home Nations is a term used to refer to the four constituent parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland - England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (collectively, but also as separate entities, distinct from the United Kingdom as a whole), or the nations of the British Isles (traditionally... For an explanation of often confusing terms such as Great Britain, Britain, United Kingdom, England and Wales and England, see British Isles (terminology). ... UK and Australian postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... To see the list in alphabetical order see the categories UK Parliamentary constituencies and UK Parliamentary constituencies (historic). ... Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The European Parliament is the parliamentary body of the European Union (EU), directly elected by EU citizens once every five years. ... Wales is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... A ward is an electoral district used in local politics, most notably in England, Scotland, and Wales, as well as Australia, Canada, the Republic of Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods... Community councils (CCs) are the most local official representative bodies in Scotland and Wales. ... A village is a human residential settlement commonly found in rural areas. ... 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. ... Approximate extent of South Wales South Wales is an area of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the East and South, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the North and West. ...


The electoral ward consists of some or all of the following areas: Gowerton, Penclawdd, Waunarlwydd, in the parliamentary constituency of Gower. The village of Gowerton is situated about 4 miles north west of Swansea City Centre. Gower is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ...


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www.gowerton.swansea.sch.uk - Gowerton School (252 words)
Gowerton is a school with a long tradition of achievement in the academic, cultural and sporting spheres.
A wide variety of opportunities are available to pupils of the school in all of these areas and pupils are encouraged to develop their interests and talents.
Equally important, Gowerton is a very happy school where pupils settle quickly and are cared for and supported.
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