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Aberystwyth
Aberystwyth Harbour.JPG
Aberystwyth Harbour
Population 18,749 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SN585815
Principal area Ceredigion
Ceremonial county Dyfed
Region
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town ABERYSTWYTH
Postcode district SY23
Dialling code 01639
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament Ceredigion
List of places
UK
Wales
Ceredigion

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the River Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre and holiday resort. It is in the area of Ceredigion in West of Wales. Locals call the area 'Aber'.

The people who live there mostly speak English, though many are also fluent in the Welsh language. It is a university town. The small town of over 13,000 brows by another 10,000 when the students are there. The nearby suburb of Llanbadarn Fawr has another 3,400 people.

Sister cities

Aberystwyth is twinned with :