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City of Newport
Dinas Casnewydd
Ceety & Principal aurie
The Newport Transporter Bridge, opened in 1906
The Newport Transporter Bridge, opened in 1906
Motto(s): "Terra Marique" "Bi land an sea"
City of Newportan (inset) athin Wales
City of Newport
an (inset) athin Wales
Sovereign state Unitit Kinrick
Constituent kintra Wales
Ceremonial coonty Gwent
Historic coonty Monmouthshire
Admin HQ Newport Civic Centre
Toun chairter 1385
Ceety status 2002
Govrenment
 • Teep Principal aurie, Ceety
 • Govrenin body Newport City Council
 • Mayor o Newport Margaret Cornelious
 • Leader o Newport City Council Bob Bright
 • MPs Paul Flynn, Labour
Jessica Morden, Labour
 • AMs Rosemary Butler, Labour
John Griffiths, Labour
Area
 • Total 70 sq mi (190 km2)
Population (2007 est / Urban 2006)
 • Tot 141,300 (Ranked 7th)
 • Density 1,910/sq mi (738/km2)
 • Ethnicity
(2001 Census)
95.1% White
2.6% S. Asie
1.5% Afro-Caribbean
Time zone Greenwich Mean Time (UTC+0)
Postcode NP
Aurie code(s) 01633
ISO 3166-2 GB-NWP
ONS code 00PR
OS grid reference ST312882
NUTS 3 UKD31
Demonym Newportonians
Website www.newport.gov.uk

Newport (Welsh: Casnewydd) is a ceety an unitar authority aurie in Wales. Staundin on the banks o the River Usk, it is locatit aboot 12 miles (19 km) east o Cairdiff an is the lairgest urban aurie athin the historic coonty boundaries o Monmouthshire an the preserved coonty o Gwent. The Ceety o Newport, which includes rural auries as well as the built up aurie, is govrened bi the unitary Newport Ceety Cooncil, an haes a population o 140,200, makin it the seivent maist populous unitary authority in Wales.

Accordin tae Census 2001 data the population o the core built-up aurie wis 116,143,[1] makin it the third lairgest ceety in Wales. For European statistical purposes, Newport is includit athin the Cairdiff an Sooth Wales valleys metropolitan aurie, which haes a population o nearly 1.1 million.[2]

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