Cwmbran is a town just outside of Newport. In 2001, about 47,254 people lived there. It has the second biggest undercover shopping center in Wales. Cwmbrân was created under the New Town Act of 1946 to house employees of the nearby steelworks. It has different industries, including the production of car parts, nylon yarn, and cookies.
- "Key Statistics for Urban Areas in England and Wales" (PDF). Government of the United Kingdom. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2004-07-22. Retrieved 2010-01-27.