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Area

278 km2

Administrative HQ

Hengoed

ISO 3166-2

GB-CAY

ONS Code

00PK

Population (Est. 2004)

170,700

MPs

 Wayne David
 Dai Havard
Don Touhig

Website

www.caerphilly.gov.uk

Caerphilly [county borough] is a local government principal area in southern Wales, straddling the boundary between the traditional counties of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.

Its main town is Caerphilly. Other towns in the county borough are Bedwas, Risca, Ystrad Mynach, Newbridge, Blackwood, Bargoed, New Tredegar and Rhymney.

The county borough was formed on April 1, 1996 by the merger of the Rhymney Valley district of Mid Glamorgan with the Islwyn borough of Gwent.
 


 

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