Graig, Newport

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Graig
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Graig
Location within Newport
Population6,159 (2011 census) [1]
OS grid reference ST264870
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district NP10 8
Dialling code 01633
Rhiwderin exchange
Police Gwent
Fire South Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
List of places
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Wales
Newport
51°34′37″N3°03′49″W / 51.57704°N 3.06349°W / 51.57704; -3.06349 Coordinates: 51°34′37″N3°03′49″W / 51.57704°N 3.06349°W / 51.57704; -3.06349

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.

City Large and permanent human settlement

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, Wales City and County in Wales

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.

Ebbw River river in the United Kingdom

The Ebbw River is a river in South Wales.

M4 motorway motorway in the United Kingdom

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 local government in Newport, 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

Rhiwderin is a small village in the west of the city of Newport, South Wales.

Lower Machen village in 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.

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References

  1. "Newport ward 2011". Archived from the original on 10 April 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.

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