Rhondda

Rhondda (rŏnˈdə, Welsh rônˈħə) [key], city (1991 pop. 70,980), Rhondda Cynon Taff, S Wales, on tributaries of the Taff River. Coal mining, once the chief occupation, has disappeared. Light manufacturing and quarrying are the main industries. A mining heritage museum is at Treharris.

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