Merthyr Tydfil

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Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil is locatit in Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
Location within Merthyr Tydfil
OS grid referenceSO 0506
Principal aurie
Ceremonial coonty
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Postcode destrictCF47/CF48
Diallin code01685
PoliceSooth Wales
FireSooth Wales
EU PairlamentWales
UK Pairlament
Welsh Assemmly
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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 January 2010). "Merthyr". John Wells's phonetic blog. Retrieved 5 March 2010.