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Town of Neath
The town of Neath (in Welsh: Castell-nedd), with a population of about 20,000, is close to the mouth of the river Neath (or Nedd), some 10 miles to the north-east of Swansea and 40 miles west of Cardiff.
Until 1974, Neath was a municipal borough of Neath in the county of Glamorganshire. From 1974 until 1996, it was part of the district of Neath in the county of West Glamorgan. Since 1996, it has been within the county borough of Neath Port Talbot - a unitary authority (in the ceremonial, or preserved, county of West Glamorgan).
Neath Jewish Community
There a small Jewish community in the town in the late nineteenth century.
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