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Llanfair Caereinion, Powys

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Llanfair Caereinion, Powys

Llanfair Caereinion is a small town in Powys, east central Wales upon the River Banwy (also known as the River Einion), around 8 miles west of Welshpool. In 2001 it had a population of 1,616. The town is built upon the site of an old Roman fort. Llanfair is most famous for being a terminus of the Welshpool and Llanfair Light Railway.
Administrative CountyPowys
Traditional CountyMontgomeryshire
OS GridSJ1006
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01938
Population1,616 (2001)

Other names by which Llanfair Caereinion, Powys has been known in the past

Llanfair ~ Llanfair Caerinion

Llanfair Caereinion, Powys in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llanfair, Montgomery. See LLANFAIR-CAEREINION.

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