Rhondda Cynon Taf

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Rhondda Cynon Taf
County Borough
Rhondda Cynon Taf UK location map.svg
Geography
Aurie
- Total
- % Watter
Ranked 13t
424 km²
0 %
Admin HQ Clydach Vale
ISO 3166-2 GB-RCT
ONS code 00PF
Demographics
Population:
- Total (2010 est.)
- Densitie
 
Ranked 2nd
234,300
Ranked 7th
553 / km²
Ethnicity 98.9% White.
Welsh leid
- Ony skills
Ranked 13t
23.3%
Politics
Rhondda Cynon Taf Cooncil
Control Labour
MPs
AMs

Rhondda Cynon Taf (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈr̥ɔnða ˈkənɔn ˈtaːv]), or RCT, is a coonty burgh in the Sooth Wales Valleys o Wales. It consists o 3 valleys: the Rhondda Valley, Cynon Valley an Taff-Ely Valley. Results frae the 2001 census showed 21.1% o its 233,700 residents wur able tae speak, read, write or unnerstaund the Welsh leid.[1]

The coonty burgh borders Merthyr Tydfil an Caerphilly tae the east, Cairdiff an the Vale o Glamorgan tae the sooth, Bridgend an Neath Port Talbot tae the wast an Powys tae the north. Its principal touns are - Aberdare, Llantrisant wi Talbot Green an Pontypridd, wi ither key settlements/touns being - Ferndale, Hirwaun, Llanharan, Mountain Ash, Porth, Tonypandy, Tonyrefail an Treorchy. Rhondda Cynon Taf is the seicont-maist populous local authority aurie in Wales.

The maist populous toun in Rhondda Cynon Taf is Aberdare (Welsh: Aberdâr) wi a population o 31,705 (2001 Census), follaeed bi Pontypridd with 29,781.

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Coordinates: 51°39′00″N 3°26′24″W / 51.65000°N 3.44000°W / 51.65000; -3.44000