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Caehopkin, Powys

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Caehopkin, Powys

Caehopkin is a village in Powys, Wales. It lies between Abercraf and Coelbren in the Swansea Valley on the border of the Brecon Beacons National Park. It has one primary school called the Caehopkin Primary School. Previously it was a mining community, however many of the mines in the area closed in the 1960's such as Abercrave Colliery and Ynyscedwyn Colliery. Now only the Nant Helen opencast coal site remains in the area.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSN8212
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh

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