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Welwyn Garden City

Welwyn Garden City (wĕl´Ĭn), town (1991 pop. 40,665), Hertfordshire, E central England. It is a garden city, founded by Ebenezer Howard in 1920, as well as one of the new towns. Its industries produce a variety of products, including radio and television sets. Most of the local population, however, commutes to work in London. The city's growth was expected to alleviate London of overpopulation.

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WGC Welwyn Garden City
• World Gold Council
• Freemasonry Worthy Grand Chaplain

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