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|Population||3,135 (2011 census)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament|
Resolven includes some or all of the settlements of Resolven and Clyne in the parliamentary constituency of Neath. The ward consists of steep wooded hills to the northwest and north east with undeveloped moorland to the south. It is cut through the middle by the Neath Valley which is treversed by the A465 'Heads of Valleys' road.
Resolven is bounded by the wards of Glynneath to the north; Blaengwrach to the northeast; Glyncorrwg to the east; Cymmer to the southeast; Pelenna to the south; Tonna to the southwest; Aberdulais to the west; and Crynant to the northwest.
In the 2017 local council elections, the electorate turnout was %. The results were:
|Des Davies||Labour||461||Labour hold|
|David Jones||Plaid Cymru||265|
In February 2019, Resolven councillor Des Davies died and hence the 2019 Resolven council by-election took place on May 23, 2019. The results were:
|Mark Neal Francis||Labour||293|
|Andrew Hippsley||Plaid Cymru||121|
|Jonathan Liam Jones||Conservative||34|
|Sheila Kingston-Jones||Liberal Democrats||23|
|Dean Lewis||Independent||699||Independent gain from Labour|