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Hirwaun, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff

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Hirwaun, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff

Hirwaun is the name of a village at the northwest end of the Cynon Valley in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales. The village of Hirwaun is 4 miles from the town of Aberdare, and comes under Aberdare for postal reasons. According to the 2001 census, Hirwaun has a population of 4,851 people. The Brecon Beacons National Park lies just on the northern edge of the village.
Post townABERDARE
Administrative CountyRhondda,Cynon,Taff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan / Brecknockshire
OS GridSN9505
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01685
Population4,851
 

Other names by which Hirwaun, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff has been known in the past

Hirwain

Hirwaun, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Hirwain, vil. with ry. sta. (Hirwain Junction), in par. and 4 miles NW. of Aberdare, Glamorgan; P.O., T.O.; has extensive ironworks.

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