Results for: Aberystwyth

In Travel & Places

How big is Aberystwyth West Coast Wales?

Permanent population is about 15,000 - but with students from the university it's around the 21-22,000 mark.
In Wales

What year was Aberystwyth University founded?

1872.. "The University started life in 1872 as University College Wales. In 1894 the University became a founder member of the University of Wales and changed its name to the ( Full Answer )
In Lakes and Rivers

What is the river that runs though aberystwyth?

Aberystwyth is situated by the mouth of two rivers, the Rheidol and the Ystwyth. The Rheidol runs through the edge of the town and then into the town's harbour. The Ystwyth a ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

Aberystwyth is located in which former welsh county?

Aberystwyth is located in the county of Ceredigion, a county which has existed since 1996. Between 1974 and 1996, it was administered as part of the larger county of Dyfed. P ( Full Answer )
In Mountains

What is the name of the mountain in Aberystwyth?

There are no mountains in Aberystwyth. However, there are two distinctive hills: Constitution Hill is at the northern end of the town's seafront promenade. It has a funicu ( Full Answer )
In Uncategorized

How did Aberystwyth get its name?

Literal translation: "Mouth of the River Ystwyth" Aber indicates the mouth of a river, several other Welsh coastal towns are aber-something.
In Wales

Is Aberystwyth in north Wales?

Aberystwyth is almost exactly in the "middle" of Wales, on the west coast. It is approximately equidistant from Cardiff and Wrexham. The county that Aberystwyth lies in, howev ( Full Answer )
In Hospitals

Why is Bronglais Hospital located in Aberystwyth?

Aberystwyth is the largest town in Mid Wales and the focus of most local transport links, so is the natural location to base most of the area's public services. The nearest ( Full Answer )