Port Talbot facts for kids
The elevated section of the M4 above Port Talbot and the steelworks in the distance
|Port Talbot shown within Neath Port Talbot|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||PORT TALBOT|
|Postcode district||SA12, SA13|
|Fire||Mid and West Wales|
Port Talbot is a town and community in the county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales. It is 7 miles (11 km) to the east of Swansea across the Swansea Bay, with a population, in 2011, was 37,276. It is best known for Port Talbot Steelworks, one of the biggest in the world. The steelworks has for many years been under threat of closure.
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Water vapour rises in front of the blast furnaces at Port Talbot Steelworks
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