Blaina

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Blaina
Blaina is located in Blaenau Gwent
Blaina
Blaina
Location within Blaenau Gwent
Population4,808 
OS grid referenceSO1908
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townABERTILLERY
Postcode districtNP13
Dialling code01495
PoliceGwent
FireSouth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Blaenau Gwent
51°46′00″N 3°10′00″W / 51.7667°N 3.1667°W / 51.7667; -3.1667Coordinates: 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. Archived from the original on 29 January 2014. Retrieved 26 January 2014.