Llanfair Caereinion shown within Powys
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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.
About 6 miles (9.7 km) to the west of Llanfair is the Foel Studio, a recording studio the clients of which have included Hawkwind, My Bloody Valentine, Van der Graaf Generator, Sparks and many more.
- Thomas James Jehu, geologist, born here
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