Wrexham

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St Giles' Church, Wrexham


Wrexham (Welsh: Wrecsam) is the largest town in north Wales. It is an administrative, commercial, retail and educational centre.

Wrexham is between the Welsh mountains and the lower Dee Valley along the border with England. Historically part of Denbighshire, the town became part of Clwyd in 1974. Since 1996 it has been the centre of the Wrexham County Borough.

At the 2011 Census, Wrexham had a population of 61,603, the fourth largest urban area in Wales.