Newport

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City of Newport

Dinas Casnewydd
The Newport Transporter Bridge, opened in 1906
The Newport Transporter Bridge, opened in 1906
Motto(s): 
"Terra Marique" "Bi land an sea"
City of Newport an (inset) athin Wales
City of Newport
an (inset) athin Wales
Coordinates: 51°35′15.86″N 2°59′54.04″W / 51.5877389°N 2.9983444°W / 51.5877389; -2.9983444Coordinates: 51°35′15.86″N 2°59′54.04″W / 51.5877389°N 2.9983444°W / 51.5877389; -2.9983444
Sovereign stateUnitit Kinrick
Constituent kintraWales
Ceremonial coontyGwent
Historic coontyMonmouthshire
Admin HQNewport Civic Centre
Toun chairter1385
Ceety status2002
Govrenment
 • TeepPrincipal aurie, Ceety
 • Govrenin bodyNewport City Council
 • Mayor o NewportMargaret Cornelious
 • Leader o Newport City CouncilBob Bright
 • MPsPaul Flynn, Labour
Jessica Morden, Labour
 • AMsRosemary Butler, Labour
John Griffiths, Labour
Area
 • Total190 km2 (70 sq mi)
Population
 (2007 est / Urban 2006)
 • Total(Ranked )
 • Density738/km2 (1910/sq mi)
 • Ethnicity
(2001 Census)
95.1% White
2.6% S. Asie
1.5% Afro-Caribbean
Time zoneUTC+0 (Greenwich Mean Time)
Postcode
Area code(s)01633
ISO 3166-2GB-NWP
ONS code00PR
OS grid referenceST312882
NUTS 3UKD31
DemonymNewportonians
Websitewww.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 mile (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]

Newport railwey station is on the Sooth Wales main line.

Twinnin[eedit | eedit soorce]

Newport is twinnin[3] wi the follaein:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Key Statistics for urban auries in Ingland an Wales
  2. ESPON project 1.4.3 Study on Urban Functions Final Repor, March 2007
  3. "Town twinning". Newport City Council. Retrieved 27 August 2006.

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