Place:Blaenavon, Torfaen, Wales

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NameBlaenavon
Alt namesBlaenafonsource: Wikipedia
TypeTown
Coordinates51.8°N 3.083°W
Located inTorfaen, Wales
Contained Places
Cemetery
Blaenavon Cemetery
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Blaenavon is a town and World Heritage Site in south eastern Wales, lying at the source of the Afon Lwyd north of Pontypool, within the boundaries of the historic county of Monmouthshire and the preserved county of Gwent. The town lies high on a hillside and has a population of 6,055. Blaenavon literally means "front of the river" or loosely "river's source" in the Welsh language.

Blaenavon is a community and electoral ward of Torfaen County Borough Council. It is also represented by Blaenavon Town Council.

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