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Population of Newport
At the last census the population was 145,700
Newport's Travel to Work Area incorporates much of south Monmouthshire; the new 2001-based area also includes Cwmbran. The city has three major centres for employment: the city centre, and business parks clustered around the M4 motorway junctions 24 in the east and 28 in the west.
Newport has long been the largest town in the historic county of Monmouthshire and became a unitary authority in 1996, although it was also a county borough between 1891 and 1974. The City of Newport is divided between the UK Parliamentary constituencies of Newport West and Newport East and elects one Member of Parliament (MP) in each constituency. In the National Assembly of Wales Newport is divided into Newport West and Newport East constituencies and elects one Assembly Minister (AM) in each constituency.
Newport is home to one university, the University of South Wales which has a student population of around 30,000
The River Usk flows through Newport city
The closest airport to Newport is Cardiff Airport which is located 30 miles (48km) south west of the city centre
South Wales Argus (Newspaper), Capital FM South Wales (Radio), Cardiff Bay (Radio)
Famous People from Newport
Keith Baxter (Actor), Valerie Gearon (Actress), Caroline Sheen (Actress), Lee Kendall (Football), Michael Flynn (Football), John Relish (Football)
Newport RFC (Rugby), Newport County (Football), Jamie Roberts (Rugby Union), Chris Wyatt (Rugby Union), Adam Harrison (Cricketer)
Newport is twinned with three towns, these are, Heidenheim (Germany), Kutaisi (Georgia), Guangxi Province (China)
The climate in Newport is a moderate temperate climate. Average summer temperatures in Newport range between 20 – 22C with average winter temperatures ranging between 2 – 3C.
Wales Open European Tour, The Newport Festival (Summer), Christmas in Newport
Cenotaph, Main Post Office, West Usk Lighthouse, Waterloo Hotel, Masonic Hotel
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