Caehopkin

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Coordinates: 51°47′N 3°43′W / 51.79°N 03.71°W / 51.79; -03.71

Caehopkin
Caehopkin is located in Powys
Caehopkin
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 Caehopkin shown within Powys
OS grid reference SN8212
Principal area Powys
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
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Caehopkin (Welsh: Caehopcyn) is a village in Powys, Wales. It lies between Abercraf and Coelbren in the Swansea Valley on the border of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

Previously it was a mining community, however many of the mines in the area closed in the 1960s such as Abercrave Colliery and Ynyscedwyn Colliery. Now only the Nant Helen opencast coal site remains in the area. The Wales Ape and Monkey Sanctuary lies just outside the village near Abercraf.