Map of Caerphilly
You can use this map of Caerphilly to research your holiday in Wales, as it reveals the major tourist attractions, the administrative divide of this province and its major cities. You can use the information provided by this map of Caerphilly to decide upon the location of the hotel where you will spend the night and the means of transportation to use: car hire, personal car, train or airplane. You can also use the map of Caerphilly to plan your travel insurance costs and other travel related expenses.
This is a map of Caerphilly. This map should show you everything you need to know about the roads, landmarks, and regional divides of the town.
Caerphilly is a town in Wales. Specifically it is at the southern end of Rhymney Valley, an area in the county borough of Caerphilly which lies in south Wales. According to an estimate from the 2001 Census, Caerphilly has a total population of around 30,400 people. Cardiff and Newport lie 7.5 miles (12 km) and 12 miles (19km) away, respectively. As such, Caerphilly has become a commuter town for them. Caerphilly Mountain separates the town from Lisvane and Rhiwbina, which are Cardiff suburbs.
In the 1700s, Caerphilly had begun expanding into a market town. During the 19th massive industrialisation spread through wales and the towns population grew. in 1872 Caerphilly railway station was opened. Traditionally, Caerphilly resides within the county of Glamorgan, and sits on the border with Monmouthshire. It is the county borough of Caerphilly’s largest town. Post 2003, the county borough of Caerphilly has formed part of Gwent, which is a lieutenancy area. Caerphilly cheese originated in the area, and that is where the town’s name originates from.
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.
There is a number of notable people from Caerphilly, these include:
- Attack! Attack! A famous pop-punk band, which originally formed in Caerphilly.
- Wales and Arsenal Midfielder - Aaron Ramsey
- Welsh Comedian and Magician, Tommy Cooper. There is a statue in remembrance of him in the Twyn Area.
- Musician James Jones lives in Caerphilly.
- Singer of the band Kosheen, Sian Evans.