Aberdare

Aberdare (/ˌæbərˈdɛər/ ab-ər-DAIR;[2] Welsh: Aberdâr) is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon. Aberdare has a population of 39,550 (mid-2017 estimate).[1] Aberdare is 4 miles (6 km) south-west of Merthyr Tydfil, 20 miles (32 km) north-west of Cardiff and 22 miles (35 km) east-north-east of Swansea. During the 19th century it became a thriving industrial settlement, which was also notable for the vitality of its cultural life and as an important publishing centre.

Aberdare

Aberdare town centre
Aberdare
Location within Rhondda Cynon Taf
Population39,550 (Mid-2017 Estimate)[1]
OS grid referenceSO005025
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townABERDARE
Postcode districtCF44
Dialling code01685
PoliceSouth Wales
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taf
51.713°N 3.445°W / 51.713; -3.445

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