Llanwenog

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Llanwenog
Llanwenog is located in Ceredigion
Llanwenog
Llanwenog
Llanwenog shown within Ceredigion
Population 1,364 
OS grid reference SN44NE80
• Cardiff 60.5 mi (97.4 km)
• London 178.5 mi (287.3 km)
Community
  • Llanwenog
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Llanybydder
Postcode district SA40
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°05′10″N 4°11′53″W / 52.086204°N 4.197994°W / 52.086204; -4.197994Coordinates: 52°05′10″N 4°11′53″W / 52.086204°N 4.197994°W / 52.086204; -4.197994

Llanwenog is a community in the county of Ceredigion, Wales. It is 60.5 miles (97.4 km) from Cardiff and 178.5 miles (287.3 km) from London.[1][2] In 2011 the population of Llanwenog was 1,364, with 57.0% of them able to speak Welsh.[3]

The district's name honors Saint Gwenog, a holy virgin.

The community includes the villages of Alltyblacca, Gorsgoch, Cwmsychbant, Highmead, Aber, Drefach and Rhuddlan.

The Llanwenog sheep is a breed of domestic sheep originating in Wales, which was developed in the 19th century.

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward with the same name exists. This Ward stretches beyond the confines of Llanwenog Community and had a total population at the 2011 census of 1,854.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Evan James Williams (1903-1945), physicist, born in Cwmsychbant, attended Llanwenog Primary School.

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