Merthyr Tydfil

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Merthyr Tydfil County Borough
Bwrdeisdref Sirol Merthyr Tudful
Wales Merthyr Tydfil locator map.svg
Geography
Aurie
- Total
- Watter
Ranked 21st
111 km²
17%
Admeen HQ Merthyr Tydfil
ISO 3166-2 GB-MTY
ONS code 00PH
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2010 est.)
- Densitie
 
Ranked 22nd
55,700
Ranked 9th
502 / km²
Ethnicity 99.6% White.
Welsh language
- Ony skills
Ranked 15t
17.7%
Politics
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council
Merthyr.gov.uk
Control
MP
AM

Merthyr Tydfil (/ˈmɜrθər ˈtɪdvɪl/[1]; Welsh: Merthyr Tudful [ˈmɛrθər ˈtɨːdvɨ̞l]) is a toun in Wales, wi a population o aboot 30,000. Although ance the lairgest toun in Wales, it is nou rankit as the 15t lairgest urban aurie in Wales. It gives its name tae a coonty burgh an aw, which haes a population o aroond 55,000. It is locatit in the historic coonty o Glamorgan. It is aften referred tae simply as 'Merthyr'. The current admeenistrative aurie o the Merthyr County Borough consists o the northren pairt o the Taff Valley an the smawer neighbourin Taff Bargoed Valley.

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  1. Wells, John (12 January 2010). "Merthyr". John Wells's phonetic blog. Retrieved 5 March 2010. 

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