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This is a list of communities in Wales sorted by principal area. The 'community' is the lowest tier of local government in Wales, and is usually represented by a community council. A Welsh community is broadly equivalent to an English civil parish. In total, Wales is divided into 878 communities, of which about 768 (87%) are represented by community councils.
At present there are six 'grouped' community or town councils in Wales ... in one case, the council is a grouping of small, rural, communities (Cwm, waen and Tremeirchion)