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Milton Court, Ringland in 2016.jpg
Milton Court, Ringland in June 2016
Population 8,550 (2011 census)
OS grid reference ST352888
Principal area
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NEWPORT
Postcode district NP19 9
Postcode district NP18 2
Dialling code 01633
Maindee exchange
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
  • Newport East
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Coordinates: 51°35′39″N 2°56′13″W / 51.59430°N 2.93686°W / 51.59430; -2.93686

Ringland is both an electoral ward (district) and community (parish) of the city of Newport, South Wales.

The ward is bounded by Ringland Way to the east, the southern boundary of Llanwern High School to the south, Balfe Rd, Aberthaw Rd, Ringland Circle, Ringwood Avenue, across Chepstow Rd, Mountbatten close and behind Chiltern Close and Glanwern Grove to the west and the M4 motorway to the north. The area is governed by the Newport City Council.

Most of the houses and flats in the area were built by the local council during the 1950s and 1960s.

Unemployment and crime levels in Ringland have traditionally been significantly above the national average.

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