Corwen is a town, neighborhood and also selecting ward in the area of Denbighshire in Wales; it was formerly part of the area of Merioneth. Corwen depends on the banks of the River Dee under the Berwyn mountains. The community is situated 10 miles (16 km) west of Llangollen and also 13 miles (21 km) south of Ruthin. At the 2001 Census, Corwen had a population of 2,398, lowering to 2,325 at the 2011 census. The neighborhood consists of the towns of Carrog and Glyndyfrdwy. The built-up area according to Nomis was 477 but does not consist of the estate of Clawdd Poncen. Including Clawdd Poncen the total is 777. Situated in the hills of north Wales, the main economic climate of Corwen is based in and around farming. The town's primary company is regional trailer producer Ifor Williams Trailers, begun by a farmer looking to move sheep to the local market.