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About Aberdare

Aberdare is a town in the Cynon Valley area of Rhondda Cynon Taf, Wales, at the confluence of the Rivers Dare (Dâr) and Cynon. Aberdare has a population of 39550(mid-2017 estimate). Aberdare is 4 mi south-west of Merthyr Tydfil, 20 mi north-west of Cardiff and 22 mi east-north-east of Swansea. During the 19th century it became a thriving industrial settlement, which was also notable for the vitality of its cultural life and as an important publishing centre.

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