Blaina

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Blaina
Blaina is located in Blaenau Gwent
Blaina
Blaina
Blaina shown within Blaenau Gwent
Population 4,808 
OS grid reference SO1908
Principal area
Ceremonial county
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
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Blaenau GwentCoordinates: 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.