Afonwen

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Afonwen
Craft centre and Afon Chwiler at Afonwen - geograph.org.uk - 30502.jpg
Craft centre and Afon Chwiler at Afonwen
Afonwen is located in Flintshire
Afonwen
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Afonwen shown within Flintshire
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Post town BUCKLEY
Postcode district CH7
Dialling code 01352
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FlintshireCoordinates: 53°14′02″N 3°18′13″W / 53.2340°N 3.3035°W / 53.2340; -3.3035

Afonwen ([ˌavɔnˈwɛn]; Welsh: Afon-wen) is a town in Flintshire, Wales. It is situated just under four miles from the A55 North Wales Expressway and on the A541 Mold-Denbigh road. At the 2001 Census, the population of Afonwen was included into the civil parish of Caerwys and was 1,319,[1] with a total ward population of 2,496.[2]

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The Moel-y-Parc transmitting station, the tallest structure in North Wales, sits on Moel-y-Parc, a hill overlooking the village.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2001 Census: Caerwys (Parish), Office for National Statistics, retrieved 15 June 2008 
  2. ^ 2001 Census: Caerwys (Ward), Office for National Statistics, retrieved 15 June 2008 

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