Map of Powys

You can use this map of Powys to research your holiday in Wales because it reveals the major tourist attractions and the administrative divide of this English region, as well as its major cities. Once you have decided about the travel destination, it is very easy to go online and make hotel arrangements, find affordable car hire companies in the area and plan your estimated expenses that include your travel insurance. This map of Powys will be a perfect site locator during your trip.

This map of Powys aims to provide you with a general understanding of the roads, streets, motorways, landmarks and provincial and regional divides of the area.

Map Of Powys

Powys is located in Mid Wales, it is known as a preserved county, a local-government county and a principal area. The county shares borders with Neath Port Talbot, Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf to the south. To the east lies Herefordshire and Shropshire. Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire lie to the west, whilst Wrexham, Denbighshire and Gwynedd are bounded to the county to the north.

Montgomeryshire, Brecknockshire, Radnorshire and a small region of Denbighshire, which are all historic counties, are covered by Powys.

The county holds a total area of 5,179 km squared, which ranks it in as the largest county within Wales when referring to land area. Despite its large and widespread area, it ranks only 11 in terms of population, holding a total of 133,300 people. The large land combined with a relatively small population give it a population density rank of 22. With an average of 25 people in every square km. This is the lowest population density in Wales.

The amount of residents who are in any way literate in the Welsh language is just under one third of the population (30.1%). The majority of the Powys is made up of mountainous land, which makes transport from the north to south (and vice versa) difficult.

Brecon, Welshpool, Ystradgynlais and Newtown are the largest towns within Powys. Netown has a population of 12,700, Ystradgynlais has 9,004, Brecon has 7,901 and Welshpool has 6,269 people. All figures are from a 2001 census.