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Hafod, Swansea

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Hafod, Swansea

Hafod is a district of the city of Swansea, in South Wales, U.K. , and lies just north of the city centre, within the Landore ward. The word hafod is Welsh for 'summer dwelling' or 'farm', and refers to the seasonal cycle of transhumance - the movement of livestock and people from a lowland winter pasture at the main residence (Welsh hendre) to a higher summer pasture from roughly May through October. The western part of Hafod is a residential suburb.
Administrative CountySwansea
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS6694
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
 

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