Place:Aberdare, Rhondda Cynon Taff, Wales


Alt namesAberdarsource: from redirect
Aberdârsource: Wikipedia
Coordinates51.717°N 3.45°W
Located inRhondda Cynon Taff, Wales
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Aberdare is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon. The population at the 2001 census was 31,705 (ranked 13th largest in Wales). Aberdare is south-west of Merthyr Tydfil, north-west of Cardiff and east-north-east of Swansea. During the nineteenth century it became a thriving industrial settlement, which was also notable for the vitality of its cultural life and as an important publishing centre.

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