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Bridgend (county borough)

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Bridgend county borough
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Geography
Area
- Total
- % Water
Ranked 17th
246 km²
? %
Admin HQBridgend
ISO 3166-2GB-BGE
ONS code00PB
Demographics
Population
- Total (April 29, 2001)
- Density
Ranked 9th
128,476
522 / km²
Ethnicity99.4% White.
Welsh language
- Any skills
Ranked 14th
19.9%
Politics
Bridgend County Borough Council
http://www.bridgend.gov.uk/
ControlMulti-party
MPsHuw Irranca-Davies,
Madeleine Mood

Bridgend is a county borough in Glamorgan, southern Wales. The county borough has a total population of 130,000 people, and contains the settlements of Bridgend, after which it is named, Maesteg, and the seaside town of Porthcawl. Its member of the National Assembly for Wales is Carwyn Jones, and its Member of Parliament is Madeline Moon.

It was formed on April 1, 1996 from most of the former district of Ogwr.


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