Place:Neath Port Talbot (principal area), Wales

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NameNeath Port Talbot (principal area)
Alt namesCastell-nedd Port Talbotsource: Wikipedia
Neath and Port Talbotsource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypePrincipal area, Unitary authority
Coordinates51.667°N 3.833°W
Located inWales     (1996 - )
Also located inGlamorgan, Wales     ( - 1974)
West Glamorgan, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Contained Places
Borough (municipal)
Neath ( 1996 - )
Port Talbot ( 1996 - )
Civil parish
Baglan ( 1996 - )
Blaen Gwrach ( 1996 - )
Blaenhonddan ( 1996 - )
Cilybebyll ( 1996 - )
Clun ( 1996 - )
Coedffranc ( 1996 - )
Dulais Valley ( 1996 - )
Dyffrynclydach near Neath ( 1996 - )
Dylais Higher ( 1996 - )
Dylais Lower ( 1996 - )
Glyncorrwg ( 1996 - )
Llan giwg ( 1996 - )
Margam ( 1996 - )
Michaelston super Avan ( 1996 - )
Neath Higher ( 1996 - )
Neath Lower ( 1996 - )
Neath ( 1996 - )
Resolven ( 1996 - )
Tonna ( 1996 - )
Hamlet
Coedffranc ( 1996 - )
Dyffrynclydach near Neath ( 1996 - )
Inhabited place
Aberavon ( 1996 - )
Abergwynfi ( 1996 - )
Briton Ferry ( 1996 - )
Cwmtwrch ( - 1996 )
Dylais Lower ( 1996 - )
Glynneath ( 1996 - )
Neath ( 1996 - )
Pontardawe ( 1996 - )
Port Talbot ( 1996 - )
Skewen ( 1996 - )
Ystalyfera ( 1996 - )
Parish (ancient)
Baglan ( 1996 - )
Blaen Gwrach ( 1996 - )
Cadoxton juxta Neath ( 1996 - )
Clun ( 1996 - )
Dyffrynclydach near Neath ( 1996 - )
Glyncorrwg ( 1996 - )
Llan giwg ( 1996 - )
Margam ( 1996 - )
Michaelston super Avan ( 1996 - )
Neath ( 1996 - )
Resolven ( 1996 - )
Tonna ( 1996 - )
Suburb
Margam ( 1996 - )
Township
Blaenhonddan ( 1996 - )
Resolven ( 1996 - )
Urban district
Briton Ferry ( 1996 - )
Glyncorrwg ( 1996 - )
Margam ( 1996 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names


the text in this section is copied from an article in Wikipedia

Neath Port Talbot is a county borough and one of the unitary authority areas of Wales. Neath Port Talbot is the 8th most populous local authority area in Wales and the third most populous county borough.

The county borough borders the other principal areas of Bridgend and Rhondda Cynon Taff to the east, Powys and Carmarthenshire to the north and Swansea to the west. Its principal towns are Neath, Port Talbot and Pontardawe.

Research Tips

GENUKI on Glamorgan Lots of leads to other sources.

The first three maps are provided by A Vision of Britain through Time

These maps were found on Wikimedia Commons

These maps of Glamorgan post-1974 were found on another site and are very useful for sorting out the up-to-date geography of the area

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