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Encyclopedia > Newport (district)
Newport district
Administration
Status: Borough
HQ: Newport Civic Centre
Arms of Newport Borough Council
History
Created: 1974
Abolished: 1996
Succeeded by: Newport county borough
Population
1974: 130,000 (estimate)
1996: 136,800

The Newport district was one of the five local government districts of Gwent from 1974 to 1996. The district comprised the county borough of Newport and several surrounding parishes. It inherited the borough status of the former authority and was therefore styled as the Borough of Newport. A borough is an administrative division used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... Newport Civic Centre is the seat of government for the city of Newport in South Wales. ... This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... For other uses of the name Newport, see Newport (disambiguation). ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ... 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 other uses of the name Newport, see Newport (disambiguation). ...


The district was formed by the Local Government Act 1972, from the county borough of Newport, the Caerleon Urban District and Magor and St Mellons Rural District (except the parishes of Henllys and St Mellons) from the administrative county of Monmouthshire. The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... St Mellons (Welsh: Llaneirwg) is a district of the city of Cardiff, Wales. ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is both a principal area and a traditional county in south-east Wales. ...


The district was abolished in 1996 by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994, when it was reconstituted as the unitary authority county borough of Newport. The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (1994 c. ... A unitary authority is a type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ...



Local government counties and districts of Wales 19741996 Flag of Wales

Local authorities created by the Local Government Act 1972 Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ...


CLWYD: Alyn and Deeside | Colwyn | Delyn | Glyndŵr | Rhuddlan | Wrexham Maelor
DYFED: Carmarthen | Ceredigion | Dinefwr | Llanelli | Preseli Pembrokeshire | South Pembrokeshire
GWENT: Blaenau Gwent | Islwyn | Monmouth | Newport | Torfaen
GWYNEDD: Aberconwy | Arfon | Dwyfor | Meirionnydd | Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey
MID GLAMORGAN: Cynon Valley | Merthyr Tydfil | Ogwr | Rhondda | Rhymney Valley | Taff-Ely
POWYS: Brecknock | Montgomeryshire | Radnorshire
SOUTH GLAMORGAN: Cardiff | Vale of Glamorgan
WEST GLAMORGAN: Lliw Valley | Neath | Port Talbot | Swansea
Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, formed from the traditional counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, and parts of Merionethshire. ... Alyn and Deeside was a local government district in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Categories: UK geography stubs ... Delyn is an area in north Wales. ... Glyndwr 1974-1996 Glyndŵr was one of six districts of Clwyd between 1974 and 1996. ... Wrexham is a county borough in northern Wales. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... Carmarthen was one of six local government districts of Dyfed, West Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Dinefwr was a local government district in Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... The Borough of Llanelli was one of thirty-seven local government districts in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... South Pembrokeshire was a local government district of Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ... Blaenau Gwent is a county borough and parliamentary constituency in South Wales. ... Islwyn 1974-1996 Islwyn is an area in south Wales. ... The district of Monmouth was created in 1974 as a merger of the boroughs of Monmouth, Abergavenny, the urban districts of Usk and Chepstow and the rural districts of Abergavenny, Chepstow and Monmouth. ... Torfaen (sometimes hyphenated Tor-faen) is a county borough in South Wales. ... Gwynedd is an administrative county in Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd. ... The Borough of Aberconwy was one of five districts of Gwynedd, North Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Categories: Stub ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Gwynedd ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Gwynedd ... Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced (IPA), roughly unniss mawn), is an island and county at the northwestern extremity of north Wales. ... Mid Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Categories: UK geography stubs ... 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. ... Ogwr was a former district in Wales, which existed from 1974 to 1996. ... Taff-Ely was a local government district in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Powys is a local government principal area and a preserved county in Wales. ... The Borough of Brecknock (Welsh: ) was one of the three local government districts of Powys from 1974 to 1996. ... The Montgomeryshire district was one of three districts of Powys from 1974 - 1996. ... South Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Cardiff (Welsh: ) is the capital of Wales and its largest city. ... For other uses, see Vale of Glamorgan (disambiguation). ... West Glamorgan as a preserved county since 2003. ... Lliw Valley was a local government district of Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Neath was one of the four local government districts of West Glamorgan, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ...


 
 

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