|Population||6,159 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Postcode district||NP10 8|
|Dialling code|| 01633 |
Graig is an electoral ward and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.
A community council is a public representative body in Great Britain.
A city is a large human settlement. Cities generally have extensive systems for housing, transportation, sanitation, utilities, land use, and communication. Their density facilitates interaction between people, government organisations and businesses, sometimes benefiting different parties in the process.
Newport is a city and unitary authority area in south east Wales, on the River Usk close to its confluence with the Severn Estuary, 12 miles (19 km) northeast of Cardiff. At the 2011 census, it was the third largest city in Wales, with a population of 145,700. The city forms part of the Cardiff-Newport metropolitan area, with a population of 1,097,000.
The ward is bounded by the Ebbw River and M4 motorway to the east, the city boundary to the north and west. The southern boundary is formed by a line from the M4/A467 intersection in a roughly westerly direction as far as the city boundary. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
The Ebbw River is a river in South Wales.
The M4, a motorway in the United Kingdom running from west London to southwest Wales, was originally referred to as the London-South Wales Motorway. The English section to the Severn Bridge was constructed between 1961 and 1971; the Welsh element was completed in 1993. The Second Severn Crossing officially renamed the Prince of Wales Bridge, was inaugurated on 5 June 1996 by the Prince of Wales and the M4 was rerouted. Apart from its two spurs—the A48(M) and the M48—the M4 is the only motorway in Wales.
Newport City Council is the governing body for Newport, one of the Principal Areas of Wales. It consists of 50 councillors, who represent the city's 20 wards.
The ward contains Bassaleg, Rhiwderin and the hamlet of Lower Machen. It also contains the western half of the Foxgloves estate –as the Ebbw passes through the centre, the eastern half is in Rogerstone.
Bassaleg is a small semi-urban suburb on the west side of the city of Newport, in south Wales. It lies in the Graig electoral ward and community.
Rhiwderin is a small village in the west of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Lower Machen is a small hamlet of 19 houses on the A468 road at the very western edge of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Location of a large Roman fort and its earthworks can be seen from the motorway.
Avonmouth is a port and outer suburb of Bristol, England facing two rivers: the reinforced north bank of the final stage of the Avon which rises at sources in Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and Somerset; and the eastern shore of the Severn Estuary. Strategically the area has been and remains an important part of the region's maritime economy particularly for larger vessels for the unloading and exporting of heavier goods as well as in industry including warehousing, light industry, electrical power and sanitation. The area contains a junction of and is connected to the south by the M5 motorway and other roads, railway tracks and paths to the north, south-east and east.
Gaer is a community and electoral district ("ward") of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Ringland is both an electoral ward (district) and community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Rogerstone is a large village, ward and community (parish) of the city of Newport, southeastern Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council. The village falls within the ancient parish of Bassaleg and historic county of Monmouthshire.
The Ebbw Valley Railway is a branch line of the Great Western Main Line in South Wales. Transport for Wales Rail provides an hourly passenger service each way, between Ebbw Vale Town and Cardiff Central.
Malpas is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
Bettws is a large modern housing estate, electoral ward and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Pillgwenlly, usually known as Pill, is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community parish in the city of Newport, South Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
Shaftesbury is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.
Allt-yr-yn is a suburb of the city of Newport, south-east Wales.
Alway is an electoral district (ward) and coterminous community of the city of Newport.
Marshfield is an electoral ward and community in Newport in Wales governed by the Newport City Council. Population, 4,245 increasing to 6,270 at the 2011 census.
Langstone is an electoral ward and smaller village and community of the city of Newport, Wales. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
Llanwern is an electoral ward and community in the eastern urban-rural fringe of the City of Newport, South East Wales. Llanwern ward is bounded by the M4 and Langstone to the north, Ringland, Lliswerry and the River Usk to the west, the River Severn to the south and the city boundary to the east. The ward includes Bishton, Goldcliff, Whitson and Redwick, as well as the community of Llanwern, which contains Llanwern village and the western half of the site of Llanwern steelworks. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.
Coedkernew is a community in the south west of the city of Newport, South Wales, in the Marshfield ward.
Tredegar Park is an electoral ward and community of the city of Newport. It is named after the nearby park, although the present-day community and ward covers a much smaller area
Glan Llyn (Lakeside) is the name of a mixed-use community development, in the east of Newport, south Wales on the heavy end of the former Llanwern steelworks, at the edge of the Caldicot Moors. The moors have a wealth of buried archaeology of international importance, including prehistoric and Roman landscapes which have been protected and preserved over the years by alluvial deposits.
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