Aberystwyth

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Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth Harbour.JPG
Aberystwyth Harbour
Population18,749 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSN585815
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townABERYSTWYTH
Postcode districtSY23
Dialling code01639
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the River Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort. It is in the area of Ceredigion in West of Wales. Locals call the area 'Aber'.

The people who live there mostly speak English, though many are also fluent in the Welsh language. It is a university town. The small town of over 13,000 brows 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 :