Map of Blaenau Gwent
This map of Blaenau Gwent clearly defines this administrative region of Wales from the surrounding districts and it is perfect for organizing your travels. Travel details and other trip related issues, such as hiring a car or finding a good hotel, are easier to handle when you have a visual interpretation of the places you are going to visit such as that provided by this map of Blaenau Gwent. Using this map of Blaenau Gwent helps you enjoy a care-free vacation in this beautiful English county.
Nestled on edge of the Brecon Beacons which is in the southern part of Wales – it is one of its County Boroughs. Blaenau Gwent took its name to the Parliament of United Kingdom. It is sometimes spoken of as the old constituency of Aneurin Bevan. But the constituency came into existence only after 23 years of Bevan’s death.
1974 marked the year of the borough formation which serves as the local government district of Gwent. It was in 1996 that it was turned into a county borough, apart from Llanelly which was handed over to the Monmouthshire with its new structure.
Bleanau Gwent is known to be filled with historical puzzles. It was said to have Jewish as it main inhabitants in the past. Yet, there have not been enough evidences to confirm the stories of the existence of the Jewish community.
The 2011 population census reported a number of about 69,800 settlers in Blaenau. Its density in population is quite high considering that it is ranked as the fourth among other principal areas. The people who speaks welsh language is only around 6,417 in 2001 and have a slight decline in 2011 when the surveys only reported 5,284 welsh speakers.
As documented by the Save the Children, Bleanau Gwent sadly holds the highest rank in the severity of child poverty in Wales as shown in the statistical data. Nonetheless, projects have been set to work on mitigating the debilitating effects of child poverty among those affected children. It was started last 2008 and is confident to gain optimistic results in 2014.