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A small chipped stone tool found at the site, recorded as possibly being of 'Creswellian' type or at least from the early Mesolithic period, places human activity on the plateau above the valleys.

Although little evidence of settlements has been found in the Rhondda that date between the Neolithic and Bronze Age periods, several cairns and cists have been discovered throughout the length of both valleys.

Locals tend to refer to "The Rhondda" with the definite article, despite its non-usage on sign posts and maps.

The Rhondda Valley is located in the upland, or Blaenau, area of Glamorgan.

The singular term 'Rhondda Valley' and the plural 'Rhondda Valleys' are both commonly used.

In 2001 the Rhondda constituency of the National Assembly for Wales had a population of 72,443; Rhondda is part of Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough and is part of the South Wales Valleys.

The landscape of the Rhondda was formed by glacial action during the last ice age, as slow moving glaciers gouged out the deep valleys that exist today.

With the retreat of the ice sheet, around 8000 BC, the valleys were further modified by stream and river action.

The best example of a round-cairn was found at Crug yr Afan, near the summit of Graig Fawr, west of Cwmparc.

The cairn consisted of an earthen mound with a surrounding ditch 28 metres in circumference and over 2 metres tall.

), is a former coal mining valley in Wales, formerly a local government district, consisting of 16 communities built around the River Rhondda.

The area is, in fact, made up of two valleys: those of the larger Rhondda Fawr valley (mawr large) and the smaller Rhondda Fach valley (bach small).

Rhondda is also famous for strong masculine cultural ties within a social community which expressed itself outside industry in the form of male voice choirs, sport and politics.