Place:Hopkinstown, Glamorgan, Wales

Coordinates51.605°N 3.358°W
Located inGlamorgan, Wales     ( - 1974)
Also located inMid Glamorgan, Wales     (1974 - 1996)
Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales     (1996 - )
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Hopkinstown (Welsh: Trehopcyn) is a small village to the west of Pontypridd town centre in the county borough (principal area) of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales situated alongside the banks of the River Rhondda. Hopkinstown is a former coal mining industrial community and is a district in the town of Pontypridd. It is neighboured by the settlements of Pwllgwaun, Trehafod and Pantygraigwen, and also comprises the subdistricts of Troed-Rhiw-Trwyn and Gyfeillion.

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