Chirk, known as Y Waen in Welsh, is a town in the county of Wrexham North Wales. The town is located to the south east of Llangollen and to the south of Ruabon. Chirk is situated above the confluence of the River Ceiriog and the River Dee.
The name Chirk is thought to be a corrupted English word from the name Church. The Welsh name Y Waen translates to mean The Moor.
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