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Encyclopedia > Torfaen
Torfaen county borough
Image:WalesTorfaen.png
Geography
Area:
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 20th
126 km²
? %
Admin HQ: Pontypool
ISO 3166-2: GB-TOF
ONS code: 00PM
Demographics
Population:
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 17th
90,949
722 / km²
Ethnicity: 99.2% White.
Welsh language:
- Any skills
Ranked 19th
14.5%
Politics

Torfaen County Borough Council
http://www.torfaen.gov.uk
Control: Labour
MP: Paul Murphy
For other uses, see Torfaen (disambiguation).

Torfaen (sometimes hyphenated Tor-faen) is a county borough in South Wales. It lies within the traditional county of Monmouthshire. one of the subdivisions of Wales File links The following pages link to this file: Torfaen 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. ... (Redirected from 1 E8 m2) To help compare different orders of magnitude and geographical regions, we list here areas between 100 km² and 1000 km². See also areas of other orders of magnitude. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Pontypool (Welsh: Pont-y-pŵl) is a town of approximately 37,000 people in Wales. ... 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 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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. ... Arms of Torfaen This image depicts a seal, an emblem, a coat of arms or a crest. ... The Labour Party is a centre-left or social democratic political party in Britain (see British politics), and one of the United Kingdoms three main political parties. ... 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. ... The Right Honourable Paul Murphy (born 1948) is a British politician for the Labour Party. ... Places named Torfaen include: Torfaen — a county borough in South Wales Torfaen — a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... The British Isles are divided into the following traditional counties (also vice counties or historic counties). ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a traditional county and principal area in south-east Wales. ...


The district borders Newport to the south, Monmouthshire to the east, and Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly to the west. Its main towns are Abersychan, Blaenavon, Cwmbran and Pontypool. This article is about the Welsh city of Newport. ... Monmouthshire (Welsh: Sir Fynwy) is a traditional county and principal area in south-east Wales. ... Blaenau Gwent is a county borough and parliamentary constituency in South Wales. ... Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a town in Glamorgan, Wales, located at the bottom of the Rhymney Valley. ... Abersychan is an urban district in Wales, in the northern parliamentary division of Torfaen near to Newport. ... Blaenavon (Welsh: Blaenafon) is a town in Torfaen, Wales, lying at the source of the Llwyd River. ... Cwmbran (Welsh: Cwmbrân) is a new town in Monmouthshire, Wales, established in the 1950s to provide new employment in the south eastern portion of the South Wales coalfield. ... Pontypool (Welsh: Pont-y-pŵl) is a town of approximately 37,000 people in Wales. ...



United Kingdom | Wales | Principal areas 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 Uh-niss Mawn, in IPA), is an island and county at the Western extremity of North Wales. ... Blaenau Gwent is a county borough and parliamentary constituency in South Wales. ... Bridgend is a county borough in southern Wales. ... Caerphilly is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the boundary between the traditional counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire. ... Cardiff (Welsh: Caerdydd, from caer, fort, and dydd, Aulus Didius) 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. ... Conwy is a county borough in north 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. ... 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 in the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... 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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Torfaen --  Encyclopædia Britannica (344 words)
Torfaen is centred on the urbanized and industrialized valley of the Afon Lywd (formerly called the River Torfaen), and it encompasses the surrounding wooded hills and moorlands.
“new town,” Torfaen county borough, historic county of Monmouthshire (Sir Fynwy), Wales, in the valley of the Afon Lywd.
The present county of Monmouthshire borders England to the east, the River Severn estuary to the south, the county boroughs of Newport, Torfaen, and Blaenau Gwent to the west, and the county of Powys to the north.
Background to Torfaen Voluntary Alliance (1619 words)
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance’s main premises are in Pontypool, and we have two outreach offices in Trevethin and Thornhill.
Torfaen Voluntary is the umbrella organisation for the voluntary and community sector in Torfaen.
Torfaen Voluntary Alliance also has a volunteering bureau which provides advice and information for potential volunteers and then tries to place the volunteer with a suitable voluntary or community group.
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