Cardigan is located in Ceredigion in western Wales. The town can be easily accessed from other towns. While in town, visitors will find there is much to see in do. Cardigan Castle most certainly should not be missed. In addition, visitors should make sure they see the Museum of Power, which offers exhibits of internal combustion engines that date back to 1911. There are also plenty of dining and shopping establishments in Cardigan as well as in the immediate area. Visitors will also find there are ample accommodation options in Cardigan and the surrounding vicinity.
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The Welsh town of Cardigan is located within the county that is known as Ceredigion. The town is located on the banks of the River Teifi. The town is located at the border between Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. Prior to 1974 the town was classed as a county town. The town of Cardigan has a population of about four thousand, however this is a major part of the area and it is the administrative centre for the western part of Wales. The town has a vast number of local facilities including a modern arts centre that features a double screen cinema, a hospital and a college. The town also hosts a guildhall and a theatre. The town has a vast number of good shopping facilities. The town of Cardigan is twinned with the French area of Brioude.
Over the last few years the town of Cardigan has undergone massive development projects and there is a co-orientated programme in place to restore the facades of the shops within the centre of the town and these will all be carried out in a sympathetic way. The quayside within the town has been redeveloped into a state of the art civic area that also features a landing stage.
The town of Cardigan is mainly a Welsh-speaking area and there is about seventy per cent of the population that speak Welsh. During 2003 the local community worked with the Welsh language board in order to set up an action plan that would lead to more people speaking welsh and also a plan to give everyone the opportunity to learn the native language of the local area.
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