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Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot

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Aberavon, Neath Port Talbot

Aberavon is a settlement in Neath Port Talbot county borough, Wales. The town derived its name from being near the mouth of the river Afan, which also gave its name to a medieval lordship. Today it is essentially a district of Port Talbot, covering the central and south western part of the town. Aberavon is also the name of the nearby Blue Flag beach and the parish covering the same area.
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS7590
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01639
Population5,335 (2001 census)

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