Monmouth is situated
at the confluence of the rivers Wye, Monnow and Trothy. In the county of Monmouthshire,
Gwent South West Wales.
Monmouth was originally used by the Romans it was later chosen for its defensive capabilities by the Normans soon after the invasion of 1066. A castle was built in the centre of the town, but has long since fallen into ruin. It is believed that Henry V was born there.
Originally Monmouth was firstly used by the Romans and then by the Normans as a religious, military and commercial settlement. In later years it has developed as an important trade an administrative centre. It eventually became the County town of Monmouthshire. It is now the centre of tourism for the Wye Valley.
It has an estimated population of 7,500.........more
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