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Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan (Barri)

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Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan (Barri)

Barry is a town and community in the Vale of Glamorgan in Wales. Located along the northern coast of the Bristol Channel less than 7 miles south-southwest of Cardiff, the capital city of Wales, Barry is a seaside resort, with attractions including several beaches and the Barry Island Pleasure Park. Once a small village, Barry has absorbed its larger neighbouring villages of Cadoxton and Barry Island. The meaning of the place name is derived from the Welsh 'barr' meaning 'hill'.
Post townBARRY
Administrative CountyThe Vale of Glamorgan
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1168
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 code01446
Population47,863 (2001)
 

Other names by which Barry, The Vale of Glamorgan (Barri) has been known in the past

Barry/Barri ~ Barri

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