Place:Montgomery, Montgomeryshire, Wales

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Alt namesTrefaldwynsource: Wikipedia
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish, Borough (municipal)
Coordinates52.567°N 3.167°W
Located inMontgomeryshire, Wales
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Montgomery (; translates to the town of Baldwin) is a town and community in the Welsh Marches, administratively in the Welsh county of Powys. It is the traditional county town of the historic county of Montgomeryshire to which it gives its name. The town centre lies about west of the England-Wales border. Montgomery Castle was started in 1223 and its parish church in 1227. Other locations in the town include The Old Bell Museum, the Offa's Dyke Path, the Robber's Grave and the town wall. The large Iron Age hill fort of Ffridd Faldwyn is sited northwest of the town and west of the Castle.

In the 2011 census, the community of Montgomery had a population of 1,295. The community includes Hen Domen.

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