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Cwmafan, Neath Port Talbot

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Cwmafan, Neath Port Talbot

Cwmafan is a large village and community in the Afan valley in Wales, lying within Neath Port Talbot County Borough. It has a population of 5,603. In many ways it is a suburb of the nearby town of Port Talbot which is less than 2 miles to the south, but it is separated from the town by the local geography. The literal translation of Cwmafan from Welsh to English is 'Valley of the River Afan', Cwm meaning valley and Afan being the name of the river.
Post townPORT TALBOT
Administrative CountyNeath Port Talbot
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridSS7892
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01639
Population5,603 (2001)
 

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