Map of Torfaen
This is a very accurate map of Torfaen that provides great information about the location of Brandenburg, its surroundings and its major attractions. Having in mind all the administrative information provided by this map of Torfaen, it is easy to plan your travel-related aspects as hotel booking, renting a car using a car hire agency in the area or calculating your travel insurance costs and overall expenses. See the map of Torfaen below.
This is a map of the county of Torfaen, it aims to provide you a detailed understanding of the roads, motorways, streets and landmarks in the area. We hope you find it useful for your school project of travel arrangements.
Torfaen is one of Wales’s county boroughs, it lies within Monmouthshire’s historic boundaries. In 1974 it was officially formed as a district of another county: Gwent. In 1996 this was revoked and the area was reconstituted as a principal area. Torfaen shares its borders with the County of Monmouthshire, the City of Newport , and the county boroughs of Caerphilly and Blaenau and Gwent.
Torfaen’s area holds a population of just about 91,000. Rural, green areas as well as an extensive amount of countryside can be seen in the north of the county borough, whilst a much more urbanised area and environment can be seen around the Cwmbran new town in the south.
Pontypool is in the centre of the county borough and is Torfaen’s administrative centre. The Civic Centre conducts most of Torfaen County Borough Council’s administration. Cwmbran County Hall’s facilities are shared with the County Council of Monmouthshire.
There are some notable celebrities that come from Torfaen, such as Rachel Rice, who was a resident and trainee teacher. In 2008, she won Big Brother in the UK and received national attention. Another Wales Resident, Helen Adams from Cwmbran, came in second place in Big Brother 2001. The county has also produced an international rugby player, Mark Taylor. As well as Sean Moore, a musician.