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Llanharan, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff

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Llanharan, Rhondda,Cynon,Taff

Llanharan is a small village in the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales. Llanharan thrived during the British industrial revolution, with several tin and coal mines in the location providing employment to the town's residents. With the decline of heavy industry in the South Wales Coalfield, Llanharan has been in economic decline, though its proximity to the M4 motorway offers its residents easy commutable access to most of South Wales.
Post townPontyclun
Administrative CountyRhondda,Cynon,Taff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST0083
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 code01443
Population3,421 (2001)
 

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

Llanharan, par., Glamorgan, in E. of co., on river Ewenny, 7 miles NE. of Bridgend, 3080 ac., pop. 534; P.O.; has coal, iron, and lead mines, and limestone quarries; contains the seat of Llanharan House.

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