Usk (Welsh Brynbuga) is a small with about 2300 inhabitants town in the county of Monmouthshire, Wales, 15 kilometers northeast of Newport area. Usk is known for its rural surroundings. The eponymous River Usk flows through the city, and is spanned by an old stone bridge fünfbögigen at the western entrance to the city, which was built by William Edwards, the architect of the Pontypridd Bridge. A castle above the town overlooks the old Anglo-Welsh border. Usk won in 2005, the city price of Entente Florale.