Swansea ( Welsh: Abertawe, "mouth of the Tawe") is a city and county in Wales. It is in the historic county boundaries of Glamorgan. Situated on the South Wales coast, the county area includes the Gower peninsula and the Lliw uplands. Swansea is the third most populous county in Wales after Cardiff and Rhondda Cynon Taff; and the second most populous city in Wales after Cardiff. According to Census 2001 data, Swansea was the 34th largest settlement in the United Kingdom, and the 25th largest urban area. Swansea grew significantly during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, becoming a centre of heavy industry.
- Swansea has City of Sanctuary status
News Wales 2010 Edit
- Swansea to join thousands of other communities across the globe taking part in Earth hour 2010. "Switch off your lights for Earth's sake on March 27" 8.30pm  place
- 23 Green Fayre 2008, National Waterfront Museum, Maritime Quarter, Swansea
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