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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

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Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Welwyn Garden City, also known locally as "WGC" or "Welwyn Garden", is a town within the Welwyn Hatfield borough of Hertfordshire, England. It is located approximately 20 miles from Kings Cross. Welwyn Garden City was the second garden city in England (founded 1920) and one of the first new towns (designated 1948). It is unique in being both a garden city and a new town and exemplifies the physical, social and cultural planning ideals of the periods in which it was built.
DistrictWelwyn Hatfield
Post townWELWYN GARDEN CITY
Administrative CountyHertfordshire
Traditional CountyHertfordshire
OS GridTL2413
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityHertfordshire
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01707
Population43,252
 

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