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Moving to the area

We are delighted that you have chose to join us here in the spectacular setting of Ceredigion. The County of Ceredigion covers an area of 696 square miles of breathtaking scenery, dramatic coastline and vibrant communities. The County is geographically one of the largest in Wales and has a population figure of 73,000 (2018) scattered around the County with the main towns being Aberystwyth, Cardigan, Lampeter, Llandysul, Aberaeron and Tregaron.

The County is seen to be one of the fastest growing in Wales with an increase in population of 15% since 1981 compared with the average growth in Wales of 4%. Ceredigion caters for many industries namely agriculture, tourism, food manufacturing companies, retail, scientific research and many other indigenous businesses scattered around the County. Education plays a big role within Ceredigion, with two Universities, a Further Education College, 6 secondary schools, a 3 to 19 years school and many Primary schools dotted around the County.

You may find the following pages useful as you plan your move to the area…

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