Lampeter

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Lampeter
  • Welsh: Llanbedr Pont Steffan
Lampeter High Street
Lampeter High Street
Map of Ceredigion, with a red dot showing the location of Lampeter
Map of Ceredigion, with a red dot showing the location of Lampeter
Lampeter
Location within Ceredigion
Population2,970 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSN578478
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLAMPETER
Postcode districtSA48
Dialling code01570
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
EU ParliamentWales
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion
52°06′46″N 4°04′43″W / 52.1129°N 4.0785°W / 52.1129; -4.0785Coordinates: 52°06′46″N 4°04′43″W / 52.1129°N 4.0785°W / 52.1129; -4.0785

Lampeter (Welsh: Llanbedr Pont Steffan), also known locally as Llambed, is a town and community in Ceredigion, Wales. In 2011, it had a population of 2,970 people. It is the United Kingdom's smallest university town.

Its population makes it Ceredigion's third-largest settlement, after Aberystwyth and Cardigan.

The town's Welsh name "Pont Steffan" means Stephen's Bridge.

Lampeter is best known as being the founding place of the Free Wales Army, a paramilitary organisation that wanted independence for Wales.

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