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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]
Merthyr Tydfil is located in Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil shawn within Merthyr Tydfil
Population 63,546 
OS grid reference SO 0506
Principal aurie
Ceremonial coonty
Kintra Wales
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Post toun MERTHYR TYDFIL
Postcode destrict CF47/CF48
Diallin code 01685
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Merthyr Tydfil
51°44′35″N 3°22′41″W / 51.743°N 3.378°W / 51.743; -3.378Coordinates: 51°44′35″N 3°22′41″W / 51.743°N 3.378°W / 51.743; -3.378

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.