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Port Talbot
Port Talbot & the M4 Corridor - geograph-3685831-by-Kevin-Corcoran (1).jpg
The elevated section of the M4 above Port Talbot and the steelworks in the distance
Population 37,276 (2011)
OS grid reference SS755895
Principal area
  • Neath Port Talbot
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PORT TALBOT
Postcode district SA12, SA13
Dialling code 01639
Police South Wales
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
  • Aberavon
Welsh Assembly
  • Aberavon
List of places
UK
Wales
Neath Port Talbot
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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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