Swansea is a coastal town and includes Swansea Bay and the Gower Peninsula. Swansea is the second largest city in Wales and had a population of over 240 000 in 2014, which has grown since then.
In the 18th century Swansea developed in steelworks, namely mining in copper and this led to a great surge in growth in the area. Today Swansea is a hub of activity and business, namely in the service sector, such as banking, finance and education.
Swansea is a mix of old and young, as many students reside here while busy with their studies. There are also many pubs, restaurants, shops and amenities available to all residents here.
Swansea is also home to a variety of sports, such as rugby, football and cricket, with some talented and very well performing teams representing the county.