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Wales County Quiz - Gwent

Can you guess these facts about the Welsh preserved county of Gwent?
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Last updated: January 27, 2022
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First submittedAugust 3, 2021
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Principal city in the west of Gwent that is now a unitary authority in its own right
Newport
Large river that enters the sea near the above city
Usk
Market town on the A40 trunk road, now promoted as a 'Gateway to Wales'
Abergavenny
Official name of the Second Severn Crossing that connects Gwent to England
Prince of Wales
Gwent town with a large castle
Caerphilly
Important event held in the above town in 1950
National Eisteddfod
Gwent born actor who played Aro in The Twilight Saga films
Michael Sheen
Major river that forms the boundary between Gwent and England
Wye
Town in the east of Gwent at the junction of the above river and the River Monnow
Monmouth
Major inlet, and extension to the Severn estuary, that separates Gwent from Somerset
Bristol Channel
Town wth a racecourse, the easternmost town in both Gwent and Wales
Chepstow
English rock band, with hits 'Breakfast in America' and 'The Logical Song', who took their name from the title of the autobiography of the Gwent born poet, W.H. Davies
Supertramp
Motorway that passes through Gwent, connecting London with Carmarthenshire
M4
Desmond Llewelyn from Gwent is best known for this role in 17 James Bond films
Q
Distinctive Black Mountain peak that shares its name with a larger one in Rio de Janiero
Sugar Loaf
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