Glamorgan is a traditional county in Wales and also its most densely populated region. Wales' two largest cities, and , were part of Glamorgan and so the area is somewhat more cosmopolitan than other regions, and offers the greatest variety of shopping, entertainment and cultural events.

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is a city on the beautiful — the first designated "Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty". Photo: Andrew Evans, CC BY 2.0.

is the capital of . It used to be an industrial city, but is now a lively and modern capital city and a tourism hot spot. Photo: Gordon Plant, CC BY 2.0.

is a town and County Borough in South Wales in the historic county of Glamorgan on the southern edge of the Brecon Beacons National Park. Photo: Lloergi, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a town in Glamorgan in . has 'twinning agreements' with Fecamp in , Mouscron in and in via the Council. Photo: Nilfanion, CC BY-SA 4.0.


is a town and community situated in the principal area of , with a population of 50,658 in 2011. Photo: Robert Davies, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town and community in , . Photo: Marco Usan, CC BY 3.0.

is a town in Glamorgan, . It is the principal town of the County Borough of and has a population of around 40,000 people. Photo: John Lord, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town in the Cynon Valley area of , , at the confluence of the Rivers Dare and . Photo: John Lord, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is an industrial town in . It is located in the county borough of Neath , part of the traditional county of Glamorgan and has a population of around 35,000. Photo: Kevin Corcoran, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town in Glamorgan. It sits at the confluence of the Taff and Rhondda rivers. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 1.0.

The beautiful was the first designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Photo: Catrin Austin, CC BY 2.0.

is a Victorian sea-side town 4 miles southwest of in . Photo: Colin Smith, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town and community on the south coast of in the county borough of Bridgend, 25 miles west of the capital city, and 19 miles southeast of . Photo: Ron Speed, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town and community in Bridgend County Borough, Wales. Photo: Chris Shaw, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a town and community in . Situated on the coast, it is one of four towns in the , with the third largest population after and , and ahead of . Photo: Glyn Baker, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Pontardawe is both a town and a community in the Swansea Valley in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village in the a county of and is the home of the Cardiff Wales International Airport. Photo: Alunthomas, Public domain.

is a small town in Glamorgan, . Photo: Mick Lobb, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a market town in the , , approximately 12 miles west of the centre of . Photo: Tony Hodge, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in the community of and Lavernock, in the , Wales lying…


Latitude of center
51.6667° or 51° 40' north
Longitude of center
-3.6667° or 3° 40' west
869 feet (265 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Asturian: Glamorgan
  • Basque: Glamorgan
  • Basque: Sir Forgannwg
  • Belarusian: Гламорган
  • Breton: Sir Forgannwg
  • Bulgarian: Гламорган
  • Catalan: Glamorgan
  • Catalan: Morgannwg
  • Catalan: Sir Forgannwg
  • Chinese: 格拉摩根
  • Chinese: 格拉摩根郡
  • Chinese: 格拉莫根
  • Czech: Glamorgan
  • Czech: Glamorganshire
  • Dutch: Glamorgan
  • Dutch: Glamorganshire
  • Dutch: Morgannwg
  • English: Glam
  • English: Glamorganshire
  • English: Morgannwg
  • English: Sir Forgannwg
  • Esperanto: Glamorgan
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  • French: Glamorgan
  • French: Glamorganshire
  • Galician: Sir Forgannwg
  • German: Glamorgan
  • German: Glamorganshire
  • German: Morgannwg
  • Hebrew: גלמורגן
  • Hindi: ग्लेमोर्गनशायर
  • Hungarian: Glamorgan
  • Indonesian: Glamorgan
  • Irish: Morgannwg
  • Italian: Glamorgan
  • Italian: Glamorganshire
  • Japanese: グラモルガン
  • Japanese: グラモーガン
  • Japanese: グランモーガンシャー
  • Korean: 글래머건
  • Korean: 글래머건 주
  • Korean: 글래모건
  • Korean: 글래모건 주
  • Korean: 글러모건주
  • Latin: Glamorganensis comitatus
  • Latin: Glamorgania
  • Latin: Glamorgantia
  • Lithuanian: Glamorganas
  • Norwegian: Glamorgan
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Glamorgan
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Glamorgan
  • Persian: گلامورگن
  • Polish: Glamorgan
  • Polish: Glamorganshire
  • Portuguese: Glamorgan
  • Portuguese: Glamorganshire
  • Russian: Гламорган
  • Russian: Гламорганшир
  • Scots: Glamorgan
  • Scottish Gaelic: Sir Forgannwg
  • Serbo-Croatian: Glamorgan
  • Slovenian: Glamorgan
  • Spanish: Glamorgan
  • Spanish: Glamorganshire
  • Swedish: Glamorgan
  • Swedish: Glamorganshire
  • Swedish: Morgannwg
  • Ukrainian: Гламорган
  • Ukrainian: Ґламорґан
  • Urdu: گلامورگن
  • Vietnamese: Glamorgan
  • Welsh: Morgannwg
  • Welsh: Sir Forgannwg
  • Morganwg
  • 글러모건 주

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