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Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys

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Llanwrtyd Wells, Powys

Llanwrtyd Wells is a small town in the parish of Llanwrtyd in Powys, mid Wales, lying on the River Irfon. With a population of 601 people, it claims to be the smallest town in Britain, although Fordwich in Kent has a smaller population. 34% have some knowledge of Welsh. Llanwrtyd Wells grew as a spa town, based around the Ffynnon Ddrewllyd spring, which still exists.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyBrecknockshire
OS GridSN8746
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01591

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