a port city in southeastern Wales
a resort city in southeastern Rhode Island; known for the summer homes of millionaires; important yachting center
Newport is the third-largest city in Wales (after Cardiff and Swansea). Standing on the banks of the River Usk, it is the cultural capital and largest urban area of the traditional county of Monmouthshire and governed by the unitary Newport City Council. The population of the Newport urban area is in excess of 160,000 inhabitants (est. 2006).
Newport was a borough constituency in Monmouthshire from 1918 to 1983. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
Newport (Shropshire) is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament.
The Newport district was one of the five local government districts of Gwent from 1974 to 1996. The district comprised the town of Newport and several surrounding parishes. It inherited the borough status of the former authority and was therefore styled as the Borough of Newport.