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The BOROUGH OF COLWYN was one of six districts of the county of Clwyd , north-east Wales
Wales
, from 1974 to 1996.

It was formed under the Local Government Act 1972
Local Government Act 1972
from the following parts of the administrative county of Denbighshire
Denbighshire
:

* The municipal borough of Colwyn Bay
Colwyn Bay
* The urban district of Abergele
Abergele
* Parts of the rural districts of Aled and Hiraethog .

The borough was abolished in 1996, when wales was divided into unitary authorities created by the Local Government (Wales) Act 1994
Local Government (Wales) Act 1994
. The area of Colwyn
Colwyn
was split: a large part going to Aberconwy and Colwyn
Colwyn
county borough, (soon renamed as Conwy
Conwy
), and the remainder going to Denbighshire
Denbighshire
unitary authority.

Colwyn
Colwyn
is currently an electoral ward . It consists in part the Community of Old Colwyn with a total population of 4,566

Colwyn
Colwyn
is twinned with Konstanz
Konstanz
, Germany
Germany
and Roissy-en-Brie , France .

REFERENCES

* ^ *Local government in England and Wales: A Guide to the New System. London: HMSO . 1974. ISBN 0-11-750847-0 . * ^ "Ward of Colwyn
Colwyn
2011". Retrieved 21 May 2015.

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Local government districts of Wales
Wales
1974–1996

CLWYD

* Alyn and Deeside * Colwyn * Delyn * Glyndŵr
Glyndŵr
* Rhuddlan * Wrexham Maelor

DYFED

* Carmarthen * Ceredigion
Ceredigion
* Dinefwr * Llanelli * Preseli Pembrokeshire * South Pembrokeshire

GWENT

* Blaenau Gwent
Blaenau Gwent
* Islwyn * Monmouth * Newport * Torfaen
Torfaen

GWYNEDD

* Aberconwy * Arfon * Dwyfor * Meirionnydd
Meirionnydd
* Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey
Anglesey

MID GLAMORGAN

* Cynon Valley
Cynon Valley
* Merthyr Tydfil
Merthyr Tydfil
* Ogwr
Ogwr
* Rhondda * Rhymney Valley * Taff-Ely
Taff-Ely

POWYS

* Brecknock * Montgomeryshire * Radnorshire

SOUTH GLAMORGAN

* Cardiff * Vale of Glamorgan
Vale of Glamorgan

WEST GLAMORGAN

* Lliw Valley * Neath * Port Talbot * Swansea

Coordinates : 53°10′N 3°35′W / 53.17°N 3.58°W / 53.17; -3.58

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