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|Population||2,235 (2011 census)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
Machynlleth was the seat of Owain Glyndŵr's Welsh Parliament in 1404, and because of this, says it is the "ancient capital of Wales". However, it has never held any official recognition as a capital. It applied for city status in 2000 and 2002, but was unsuccessful.
Machynlleth is twinned with:
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