The people who live there speak mostly the Welsh language, though they understand English as well. It is a university town. The small town of over 13,000 swells by another 10,000 when the students are there. The nearby suburb of Llanbadarn Fawr has another 3,400 people.
Sister cities[change | change source]
Aberystwyth is twinned with :
- Kronberg im Taunus, Germany, since 1997
- Saint-Brieuc, France, since 1973
- Esquel, Argentine Patagonia