Llanfair Caereinion

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Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion is located in Powys
Llanfair Caereinion
Llanfair Caereinion
Location within Powys
Population1,810 (2011)[1]
OS grid referenceSJ105065
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWELSHPOOL
Postcode districtSY21
Dialling code01938
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
Welsh Assembly
List of places
UK
Wales
Powys
52°38′56″N 3°19′28″W / 52.64882°N 3.32434°W / 52.64882; -3.32434Coordinates: 52°38′56″N 3°19′28″W / 52.64882°N 3.32434°W / 52.64882; -3.32434

Llanfair Caereinion is a small town and community in Montgomeryshire, Powys, Wales upon the River Banwy (also known as the River Einion), around 8 miles west of Welshpool.

Llanfair Caereinion Town Hall in 1802

In 2011 the ward had a population of 1,810. The town is built upon the site of an old Roman fort. Llanfair is most famous for being a terminus of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway. The site of the Battle of Maes Moydog is nearby.

David Cox - Llanfair Church, c.1813

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Town population 2011". Retrieved 12 November 2015.

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