Aberystwyth (Inglis: Mouth of the River Ystwyth, Inglis pronunciation: /ˌæbəˈrɪstwɪθ/, Welsh: [abɛrˈəstʊɨθ]) is a historic mercat toun, admeenistrative centre an holiday resort athin Ceredigion, Wales. It is aften colloquially kent as Aber, an is locatit at the confluence o the rivers Ystwyth an Rheidol.
Syne the late 19t century, Aberystwyth haes an aa been a major Welsh educational centre, wi the establishment o a university college there in 1872. The toun's population wis offeecially 15,935 in the 29 Aprile 2001 census or 16,928 if local-government wards are tallied. Durin nine months o the year, there is an influx o students—tae a total number o 8841 at Julie 2009, but there is nae reliable measure o the number o those students whose family residence is ootside Aberystwyth.
Twinned touns[eedit | eedit soorce]
- Kronberg im Taunus in Hesse, Germany
- St-Brieuc in Breetany, Fraunce
- Esquel in Patagonie, Argentina
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