Caerphilly (county borough)

Caerphilly (county borough)

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

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


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


The region is governed by Caerphilly County Borough Council.


Secondary schools in Caerphilly:

*Bedwas High School, Bedwas
*Blackwood Comprehensive School, Blackwood, Caerphilly
*Cwmcarn High School, Cwmcarn
*Heolddu Comprehensive School, Bargoed
*Lewis Girls Comprehensive School, Hengoed
*Lewis School Pengam, Bargoed
*Newbridge Comprehensive School, Newbridge, Caerphilly
*Oakdale Comprehensive School, Blackwood
*Pontllanfraith Comprehensive School, Pontllanfraith
*Rhymney Comprehensive School, Rhymney
*Risca Community Comprehensive School, Risca
*St. Martin's Comprehensive School, Caerphilly
*St. Cennydd Comprehensive School, Caerphilly
*Ysgol Gyfun Cwm Rhymni, Blackwood (Welsh language)

ee also

*List of places in Caerphilly county borough for a list of towns and villages

External links

* [ Caerphilly Council]
* [ Menter Iaith Sir Caerffili] the Welsh Language Initiative for Caerphilly County Borough
* [ Visit Caerphilly] Tourism site by the local authority
* [ Caerphilly Net] News site for the borough

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