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Encyclopedia > Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council

Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council (Welsh: Cyngor bwrdeistref Sirol Merthyr Tudful) is the governing body for Merthyr Tydfil, one of the Principal Areas of Wales. Welsh redirects here, and this article describes the Welsh language. ... Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: ) is a town and county borough in Wales, with a population of about 55,000. ... For local government purposes, Wales is divided into 22 unitary authorities. ...

Electoral divisions

The county borough is divided into 11 electoral wards returning 33 councillors. Some of these wards are coterminous with communities (parishes) of the same name. The following table lists council wards, communities and associated geographical areas. 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... A Community (welsh Cymuned) is the lowest level of Local Government structure in Wales, corresponding to a civil parish in England. ...

Ward Communities (Parishes) Other geographic areas
Bedlinog Bedlinog Cwmfelin, Trelewis,
Cyfarthfa Cyfarthfa Clwydyfagwyr, Gelli-deg, Heolgerrig, Winch Fawr, Ynysfach
  • Dowlais
  • Pantyscallog
Rhydybedd, Tair Twynau, Dowlais Top, Caeharris, Caeracca,
Gurnos Gurnos
Merthyr Vale Merthyr Vale Aberfan, Mount Pleasant,
Park Park
Penydarren Penydarren Galon Uchaf
Plymouth Troed-y-rhiw Abercanaid, Pentrebach
Town Town Twynyrodyn, Penyard
Treharris Treharris Quakers' Yard, Pentwyn, Fidler's Elbow, Edwardsville
Vaynor Vaynor Cefn Coed, Pontsticill, Trefechan

This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Merthyr Vale is a village in the Welsh county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. ... Aberfan (in Welsh, the f is pronounced like the v in English) is a small village 5 miles (8 km) south of Merthyr Tydfil in South Wales. ... Penydarren was the fourth of the great ironworks established at Merthyr Tydfil. ... Troed-y-rhiw is a village in the Welsh county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. ... Abercanaid is a village in the Welsh county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. ... Treharris is a village in the Welsh county borough of Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan. ... Vaynor (or Faenor) is a village and community in the Merthyr Tydfil county borough in Wales. ...

External links

  • Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council



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