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St Mary's church, Derwen.jpg
St Mary's church, Derwen
Derwen is located in Denbighshire
 Derwen shown within Denbighshire
Population 426 (2011)
OS grid reference SJ069506
Community Derwen
Principal area Denbighshire
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CORWEN
Postcode district LL21
Dialling code 01824
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Clwyd West
Welsh Assembly Clwyd West
List of places

Coordinates: 53°02′42″N 3°23′17″W / 53.045°N 3.388°W / 53.045; -3.388

Derwen's Celtic Cross

Derwen is a rural village in the south of Denbighshire, Wales. It lies approximately halfway between Corwen and Ruthin, in the upper part of Dyffryn Clwyd ond the north side of the River Clwyd, opposite the village of Brynsaithmarchog. The population of the community as taken at the 2011 census was 426.[1]

An old Celtic Cross stands in the village, near the church, dating from the early middle ages.

Notable residents[edit]

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  1. ^ "community population 2011". Retrieved 23 May 2015.