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Newport (city, Wales)

Newport, Welsh Casnewydd, city and unitary authority (1991 pop. 129,900), 74 sq mi (191 sq km), SE Wales, on the Usk River. Lumber, tea, automobiles, electronics, semiconductors, and aircraft are made; steel and various other metals, paper, and chemicals are manufactured. Newport was first granted a charter in 1385. In 1839, Newport was the scene of Chartist riots (see Chartism). Long a county borough (a district from 1974 to 1996), Newport was made a city in 2002. The Church of St. Woollos, partly Norman, is the cathedral of the Monmouth diocese. Campuses of the Univ. of South Wales are there.

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Newport (town, England )

Newport, town (1991 pop. 19,758), Isle of Wight, S England. It is also a port and the commercial center of the island, with agricultural markets and light industries (plastics, soft drinks, and woodworking). In the 17th cent., King Charles I was imprisoned in nearby Carisbrooke Castle. The town grammar school dates from the early 17th cent., and there are remains of a Roman villa.

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