Category talk:Newport, Wales

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Hold on[edit]

We also have Newport, Pembrokeshire so we have to come up with a better name than Category:Newport, Wales. Multichill (talk) 08:52, 28 August 2010 (UTC)

I take it we can't just use the Welsh name, Casnewydd? I would have to say though, that when it disambiguates itself, Newport styles itself as Newport, South Wales, not Newport, Wales. -mattbuck (Talk) 10:08, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
I like local languages but I don't think that a Welsh name will help, unless you want to hide it in a deep corner. "Newport, South Wales" should be better indeed, but maybe we should have a look at all possible city, district and historical variants before changing it. --Foroa (talk) 16:16, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
As a native Welsh-speaker I think Casnewydd would be great, but I recognise that is probably not feasible here as few non-Welsh speakers would recognise it, alas. The problem doesn't arise on Welsh Wikipedia as Trefdraeth is the name of the other Welsh 'Newport' but we do have a disambiguation page for 'Newport' (as does 'en'). I don't think 'Newport, South Wales' is acceptable as 'South Wales' is not an official region or area and its definition varies [and can include Pembrokeshire!]. Newport does, however, lie in the "preserved county" of Gwent, so I'd suggest Category:Newport, Gwent. Arguably 'en' is right to have Category:Newport as this is by far the biggest place of that name (there are quite a few places called 'London', but we don't have 'Category:London, England'), but the bots might not see things the same way, I suppose. Anatiomaros (talk) 17:51, 28 August 2010 (UTC)