Merthyr Tydfil

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Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil’s coat of arms, with its motto: Nid cadarn ond brodyrdde (meaning 'Only brotherhood is strong' in Welsh)[1]
Population 63,546 
OS grid reference SO 0506
Principal aurie
Ceremonial coonty
Kintra Wales
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Postcode destrict CF47/CF48
Diallin code 01685
Polis Sooth Wales
Fire Sooth Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Pairlament Wales
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Merthyr Tydfil

Merthyr Tydfil (/ˈmɜːrθər ˈtɪdvɪl/[2]; Welsh: Merthyr Tudful [ˈmɛrθər ˈtɨːdvɨ̞l]) is a toun in Wales, wi a population o aboot 30,000. Awtho ance the lairgest toun in Wales, it is nou rankit as the 15t lairgest urban aurie in Wales. It is the caipital o the Merthyr Tydfil Coonty Burgh. It is locatit in the historic coonty o Glamorgan. It is aften referred tae simply as 'Merthyr'.

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  1. Gwyn A. Williams, 'Romanticism in Wales', in Roy Porter and Mikuláš Teich (ed), Romanticism in National Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 1988), p. 35.
  2. Wells, John (12 Januar 2010). "Merthyr". John Wells's phonetic blog. Retrieved 5 Mairch 2010.