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Ysbyty Ystwyth
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A post box in Ysbyty Ystwyth
Population 409 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SN578478
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district SY25
Dialling code 01974
Police Dyfed-Powys
Fire Mid and West Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
  • Ceredigion
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52°19′37″N 3°51′49″W / 52.3269°N 3.8635°W / 52.3269; -3.8635Coordinates: 52°19′37″N 3°51′49″W / 52.3269°N 3.8635°W / 52.3269; -3.8635

Ysbyty Ystwyth (pronounced us-but-ee ust-with) is a small village and community in Ceredigion, an area of Wales. In 2011, it had a small population of just 409. The community also includes the small hamlet of Pont-rhyd-y-groes.

It is located 13 miles (21 km) south-southeast of Aberystwyth.

Its name roughly translates into English as Hospital of Ystwyth. The village's church was the property of the Order of the Knights of the Hospital of St John of Jerusalem, hence the hospital name.

The village has an SY postcode, also known as a Shrewsbury postcode, the county town of Shropshire, England.


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