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Encyclopedia > Langland, Swansea

The electoral ward of Newton in the City of and County of Swansea, South Wales consists of some or all of the following areas, Bishopston, Black Pill, Cheriton, Fairyhill, Horton, Knelston, Langland, Landimore, Llanddewi, Llangennith, Llanmadoc, Llanrhidian, Middleton, Newton, Nicholaston, Oldwalls, Overton, Oxwich Green, Oxwich, Parkmill, Penmaen, Pennard, Penrice, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, The Mumbles, West Cross. 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 and many cities in the United States and the federal district of Washington, DC. Wards are usually named after neighbourhoods, thoroughfares, parishes, landmarks, geographical... 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. ... 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 village of Newton is located near the Mumbles just inland and uphill from Swansea Bay. Mumbles village, Wales Mumbles (otherwise The Mumbles – Welsh Y Mwmbwls) is a village and adjacent headland stretching into Swansea Bay. ...


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Swansea - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (3383 words)
Swansea (Welsh: Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe") is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula.
Swansea was granted city status in 1969, to mark Prince Charles's investiture as the Prince of Wales.
Swansea is one of the few regions in Wales with reasonable digital radio coverage: this was improved in January 2005 with the launch of the Swansea DAB multiplex which is located on the top of Kilvey Hill.
Swansea Travel Guide (1391 words)
Swansea's rich and diverse history has created a city of character and depth, and this has proved to be very fertile ground for producing well known personalities.
Swansea is served by a regional airport, a car ferry linking the city with Cork in Ireland, the M4 and express train and bus services to London and the Midlands.
Swansea is home to two universities: University of Wales, Swansea (http://www2.swan.ac.uk/), (which has over 10,000 students) and Swansea Institute, which incorporates the city's famous centre for study of stained glass design (http://www.sihe.ac.uk/prospect/inddesign/BAASG.htm/).
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