Blaina

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Blaina
Welsh: Y Blaenau
Blaina is located in Blaenau Gwent
Blaina
Blaina
 Blaina shown within Blaenau Gwent
Population 4,808 
OS grid reference SO1908
Principal area Blaenau Gwent
Ceremonial county Gwent
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ABERTILLERY
Postcode district NP13
Dialling code 01495
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Blaenau Gwent
Welsh Assembly Blaenau Gwent
List of places
UK
Wales
Blaenau Gwent

Coordinates: 51°46′00″N 3°10′00″W / 51.7667°N 3.1667°W / 51.7667; -3.1667

Until 1962 Blaina had a station on the Great Western Railway. These are the remains in 1966

Blaina (Welsh: Y Blaenau) is a small town, situated deep within the South Wales Valleys between Brynmawr and Abertillery in the unitary authority of Blaenau Gwent, ancient parish of Aberystruth, preserved county of Gwent and historic county of Monmouthshire. As of 2011, the town has a population of 4,808. [1]

Notable people[edit]

See also Category:People from Blaina

External links[edit]

  1. ^ "United Kingdom: 1000 Largest Cities by population". The Geographist. November 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.