Melindwr

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Melindwr
The King's Head Inn, Meifod - geograph.org.uk - 214705.jpg
Melindwr is located in Ceredigion
Melindwr
Melindwr
Location within Ceredigion
Population1,070 
OS grid referenceSN67NE59
• Cardiff71.6 mi (115.2 km)
• London173.8 mi (279.7 km)
Community
  • Melindwr
Principal area
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAberystwyth
Postcode districtSY23
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°24′04″N 3°56′38″W / 52.401107°N 3.943803°W / 52.401107; -3.943803Coordinates: 52°24′04″N 3°56′38″W / 52.401107°N 3.943803°W / 52.401107; -3.943803

Melindwr is a community in the county of Ceredigion, Wales, and is 71.6 miles (115.1 km) from Cardiff and 173.8 miles (279.7 km) from London.[1][2] In 2011 the population of Melindwr was 1070 with 54.7% of them able to speak Welsh.[3]

Villages within this community include: Capel Bangor, Goginan, Pisgah, Cwmbrwyno, Pant-y-crug, Maes-bangor, Dollwen, Dol-y-pandy, Blaen-geuffordd and Pen-llwyn.

Buwch a'r Llo Standing Stones (litr. "Cow and Calf") is a standing stone within the community; 52.4329°N 3.8815°W. Goginan mine, is a pre-Roan (Celtic) lead and zinc mine which is also situated in Melindwr community.[4]

Governance[edit]

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This stretches beyond the confines of Melindwr Community. The total population at the 2011 Census was 2020.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bangor University Placenames Unit (Canolfan Bedwyr); accessed 9 May 2014
  2. ^ Google Maps (Map). Google.
  3. ^ Welsh Government website; 2011 Census Returns and stats; accessed 9 May 2014
  4. ^ http://www.mindat.org/ website; accessed 10 May 2014.
  5. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 13 May 2015.

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