Graig, Newport

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Graig
Graig is located in Newport, Wales
Graig
Graig
 Graig shown within Newport
Population 5,492  (2001 census)
OS grid reference ST264870
Principal area Newport
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district NP10 8
Dialling code 01633
Rhiwderin exchange
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Newport West
List of places
UK
Wales
Newport

Coordinates: 51°34′37″N 3°03′49″W / 51.57704°N 3.06349°W / 51.57704; -3.06349

Graig is an electoral ward and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.

The ward is bounded by the Ebbw River and M4 motorway to the east, the city boundary to the north and west. The southern boundary is formed by a line from the M4/A467 intersection in a roughly westerly direction as far as the city boundary. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.

The ward contains Bassaleg, Rhiwderin and the hamlet of Lower Machen. It also contains the western half of the Foxgloves estate – as the Ebbw passes through the centre, the eastern half is in Rogerstone.

Location of a large Roman fort and its earthworks can be seen from the motorway.

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