Caerphilly County Borough

Coordinates: 51°39′22″N 3°10′59″W / 51.656°N 3.183°W / 51.656; -3.183

Caerphilly County Borough
Bwrdeistref Sirol Caerffili
Wales Caerphilly locator map.svg
Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 18th
278 km²
0 %
Admin HQ Hengoed
ISO 3166-2 GB-CAY
ONS code 00PK
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2010 est.)
- Density
 
Ranked 5th
173,100
Ranked 5th
623 / km²
Ethnicity 98.8% White.
Welsh language
- Any skills
Ranked 17th
16.8%
Politics
Arms of Caerphilly County Borough Council
Caerphilly County Borough Council
http://www.caerphilly.gov.uk/
Control NOC (Plaid minority administration)
MPs

Caerphilly (Welsh: Caerffili) is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.

Its main town is Caerphilly, and also the largest. Other towns in the county borough are Bedwas, Risca, Ystrad Mynach, Newbridge, Blackwood, Bargoed, New Tredegar and Rhymney.

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History

The county borough was formed on 1 April 1996 by the merger of the Rhymney Valley district of Mid Glamorgan with the Islwyn borough of Gwent.

Government

The region is governed by Caerphilly County Borough Council.

Schools

Secondary schools in Caerphilly County Borough:

See also

External links


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