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Abergavenny (Y Fenni, archaically Abergafenni meaning "Mouth of the River Gavenny") is a market town in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Abergavenny Castle (Castell y Fenni) is a ruined castle in the market town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire, Wales, established by the Norman lord Hamelin de Balun in about 1087.
An administrative county was an administrative division in England and Wales and Ireland from 1888 to 1974, used for the purposes of local government.
The Black Mountains (Y Mynyddoedd Duon) are a group of hills spread across parts of Powys and Monmouthshire in southeast Wales, and extending across the England–Wales border into Herefordshire.
Blaenau Gwent (pronounced) is a county borough in Wales, sharing its name with a parliamentary constituency.
Brecknockshire (Sir Frycheiniog), also known as the County of Brecknock, Breconshire, or the County of Brecon is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales, and a former administrative county.
The Brecon Beacons National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Bannau Brycheiniog) is one of three national parks in Wales, and is centred on the Brecon Beacons range of hills in southern Wales.
During British Summer Time (BST), civil time in the United Kingdom is advanced one hour forward of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) (in effect, changing the time zone from UTC+0 to UTC+1), so that evenings have more daylight and mornings have less.
Caerphilly (Caerffili) is a county borough in southern Wales, straddling the ancient county boundary between Glamorgan and Monmouthshire.
Caldicot Castle (Castell Cil-y-coed) is an extensive stone medieval castle in the town of Caldicot, Monmouthshire, in southeast Wales, built near the site of Harold Godwinson's former Saxon castle by the Norman earls of Hereford from about 1100.
Caldicot (Cil-y-coed) is a town and community in Monmouthshire, southeast Wales, located between Chepstow and Newport on the Gloucester to Newport Line served primarily by Caldicot station, whilst by road it is just off the busy M4 / M48 motorway corridor.
Chepstow (Cas-gwent) is a town in Monmouthshire, Wales, adjoining the border with Gloucestershire, England.
Chepstow Castle (Castell Cas-gwent) at Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Wales is the oldest surviving post-Roman stone fortification in Britain.
Chepstow Rural District was a rural district in the administrative county of Monmouthshire, Wales.
Coleg Gwent (Gwent College) is Wales' largest further education college at various locations in the former county of Gwent, South Wales.
Crickhowell (Crug Hywel, also spelled Crughywel, or Crucywel) is a small town in southeastern Powys, Wales.
David Thomas Charles Davies (born 27 July 1970) is a British Conservative Party politician.
Monmouth district (Trefynwy) was one of five districts of Gwent in Wales between 1974 and 1996.
In 1974, Wales was re-divided for local government purposes into thirty-seven districts.
Glamorgan, or sometimes Glamorganshire, (Morgannwg or Sir Forgannwg) is one of the thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county of Wales.
The Gloucester–Newport line is a railway line that runs along the west bank of the River Severn in the United Kingdom between Gloucester and Newport.
Gloucestershire (formerly abbreviated as Gloucs. in print but now often as Glos.) is a county in South West England.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Grosmont Castle is a ruined castle in the village of Grosmont, Monmouthshire, Wales.
Gwent is a preserved county and a former local government county in south-east Wales.
Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council.
ISO 3166-2:GB is the entry for the United Kingdom in ISO 3166-2, part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), which defines codes for the names of the principal subdivisions (e.g., provinces or states) of all countries coded in ISO 3166-1.
The Kingdom of England (French: Royaume d'Angleterre; Danish: Kongeriget England; German: Königreich England) was a sovereign state on the island of Great Britain from the 10th century—when it emerged from various Anglo-Saxon kingdoms—until 1707, when it united with Scotland to form the Kingdom of Great Britain.
The Laws in Wales Acts 1535 and 1542 (Y Deddfau Cyfreithiau yng Nghymru 1535 a 1542) were parliamentary measures by which Wales became a full and equal part of the Kingdom of England and the legal system of England was extended to Wales and the norms of English administration introduced.
The fifty-fifth Parliament of the United Kingdom was the legislature of the United Kingdom following the 2010 general election of Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons.
This is a list of subdivisions of Wales by the percentage of those professing some skills in the Welsh language in the 2011 UK census.
This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by area.
This is a list of principal areas of Wales ordered by population.
Llanelly (Llanelli) is the name of both a parish and community in the principal area of Monmouthshire, within the historic boundaries of Brecknockshire, south-east Wales.
Llanthony Priory (Priordy Llanddewi Nant Hodni) is a partly ruined former Augustinian priory in the secluded Vale of Ewyas, a steep sided once glaciated valley within the Black Mountains area of the Brecon Beacons National Park in Monmouthshire, south east Wales.
A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state.
The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.
Since 1 April 1996, Wales has been divided into 22 single-tier principal areas for local government purposes.
This is a list of people who served as Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire.
Magor (Magwyr) - meaning 'a wall' - is a large village in Monmouthshire, south east Wales, between Chepstow and the city of Newport, and adjoining the Caldicot Levels beside the Severn Estuary.
The Marches Way is a partially waymarked long distance footpath in the United Kingdom.
The National Assembly for Wales is composed of 60 members known as Assembly Members or AMs (in Welsh: Aelodau'r Cynulliad or ACau).
Monmouth (Trefynwy meaning "town on the Monnow") is the historic county town of Monmouthshire, Wales.
Monmouth (Sir Fynwy) is a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (at Westminster).
Monmouthshire, also known as the County of Monmouth (Sir Fynwy), is one of thirteen historic counties of Wales and a former administrative county.
The Monmouthshire and Brecon Canal (Camlas Sir Fynwy a Brycheiniog) is a small network of canals in South Wales.
Monnow Valley Walk is a long-distance footpath in north-east Monmouthshire, South Wales, with short sections in Herefordshire, England and Powys.
Newport (Casnewydd) is a cathedral and university city and unitary authority area in south east Wales.
Nick Ramsay (born 10 June 1975) is a British Conservative politician who has been a Member of the Welsh Assembly since 2007.
Offa's Dyke (Clawdd Offa) is a large linear earthwork that roughly follows the current border between England and Wales.
In the United Kingdom, the Office for National Statistics maintains a series of codes to represent a wide range of geographical areas of the UK, for use in tabulating census and other statistical data.
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it became the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Paul Peter Murphy, Baron Murphy of Torfaen, PC, KCMCO, KSG (born 25 November 1948) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Torfaen from 1987 to 2015, and served in the Cabinet from 1999-2005 and again from 2007-2008 in the roles of Northern Irish and Welsh Secretary.
Pontypool (Pont-y-pŵl) is a town that is home to approximately 36,000 people in the county borough of Torfaen, within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire in South Wales.
Raglan Castle (Castell Rhaglan) is a late medieval castle located just north of the village of Raglan in the county of Monmouthshire in south east Wales.
The River Wye (Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn estuary.
Roger Kenneth Evans (born 18 March 1947) is a British Conservative politician.
The Severn Estuary (Môr Hafren) is the estuary of the River Severn, the longest river in Great Britain.
Skenfrith Castle (Castell Ynysgynwraidd) is a ruined castle in the village of Skenfrith in Monmouthshire, Wales.
Sugar Loaf, sometimes called The Sugar Loaf (Mynydd Pen-y-fâl or Y Fâl), is a mountain situated north-west of Abergavenny in Monmouthshire, Wales.
The Kymin, (Cae-y-Maen), is a hill overlooking Monmouth, in Monmouthshire, Wales.
The Three Castles Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath and recreational walk located in north-east Monmouthshire, Wales.
Tintern Abbey (Abaty Tyndyrn) was founded by Walter de Clare, Lord of Chepstow, on 9 May 1131.
Torfaen (Tor-faen) is a county borough in Wales within the historic boundaries of Monmouthshire.
Torfaen is a county constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
Trellech (occasionally spelt Trelech, Treleck or Trelleck; Tryleg) is a village and parish in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales.
Usk (Brynbuga) is a small town in Monmouthshire, south-east Wales, situated northeast of Newport.
The Usk Valley Walk is a waymarked long distance footpath in south east Wales, from Caerleon to Brecon.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.
Welsh (Cymraeg or y Gymraeg) is a member of the Brittonic branch of the Celtic languages.
The Welsh Marches (Y Mers) is an imprecisely defined area along and around the border between England and Wales in the United Kingdom.
White Castle (Castell Gwyn), also known historically as Llantilio Castle, is a ruined castle near the village of Llantilio Crossenny in Monmouthshire, Wales.
The Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB; Dyffryn Gwy) is an internationally important protected landscape straddling the border between England and Wales.