Flint
in Flintshire of Wales, United Kingdom

Noteable things around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
53.245 and -3.132 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 53° 14' 41" and W -3° 7' 56"
Currency and Currency Code:
Pound - GBP
Spoken languages:
English, Welsh, Scottish Gaelic
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 09:30 AM (Tuesday)
Timezone: Europe/London
UTC/GMT offset: 0 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:01 am and 8:29 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-45.817 and 170.717 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Otakou
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Explore Flint

Flint in Flintshire (Wales) with it's 26,442 inhabitants is a city in United Kingdom about 175 mi (or 281 km) north-west of London, the country's capital.

Local time in Flint is now 09:30 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named Europe / London with an UTC offset of one hour. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Flint, of which 5 are larger airports. The closest airport in United Kingdom is Hawarden Airport in a distance of 8 mi (or 13 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in United Kingdom is Pontcysyllte Aqueduct and Canal in a distance of 21 mi (or 34 km), South-East. Also, if you like golfing, there are multiple options in driving distance. If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Halkyn, Mold, Neston, Buckley and Holywell. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 14°C / 57 °F

Morning Temperature 13°C / 56 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 60 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 60 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 72%
Air Pressure 1021.2 hPa
Wind Speed Fresh Breeze with 14 km/h (9 mph) from East
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 52% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Wednesday, 21st of August 2019

17°C (62 °F)
15°C (59 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, overcast clouds.

Thursday, 22nd of August 2019

16°C (60 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Few clouds, light breeze.

Friday, 23rd of August 2019

17°C (62 °F)
16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

The Villa Holiday Cottage Apartment Neston Wirral Cheshire

Address
4,5 mi
30a Raby Park Road
CH64 9SP Neston
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa

Address
5,9 mi
Neston Road
CH63 1JF Thornton Hough,Wirral
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Springfield Hotel Holywell

Address
2,5 mi
A55 Expressway
CH8 8BA Holywell
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Beaufort Park Nr.Chester

Address
4,5 mi
New Brighton,Main Road
CH7 6QQ New Brighton,Mold
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Northop Hall Country House Hotel

Address
3,8 mi
Chester Road
CH7 6HJ Mold
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Holiday Inn A55 CHESTER WEST

Address
4,1 mi
Westbound A55,Northop Hall, Mold
CH7 6HB CHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


VILLAGE CHESTER ST DAVIDS

Address
5,0 mi
ST DAVID'S PARK EWLOE
CH5 3YB Chester
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE HALKYN

Address
2,0 mi
A55
CH8 8DF HALKYN
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


TRAVELODGE CHESTER NORTHOP HALL

Address
3,7 mi
A55 EASTBOUND EXPRESSWAY NORTHOP HALL
CH7 6HF CHESTER
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Wirral (Heswall)

Address
5,7 mi
CHESTER ROAD GAYTON
CH60 3SD HESWALL
United Kingdom

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

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The Sentinel returns to Flint Mountain 290809

Published: September 01, 2009
Length: 53:54 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: bomber127

The Sentinel returned to Flint Mountain on 29th August 2009. This Steam Wagon had daily journeys from Castle Brick, Buckley to the North Wales Coast and was often seen parked near the Coach...


Flint 2.12.2014 - DRS 37602 & 37688 Kingmoor TMD on Valley Flasks

Published: December 02, 2014
Length: 00:06 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robin Harrison

37602 & 37688 pass Flint on the Valley flask train.


Flint 27.11.2014 - DRS 37609 & 37218 on Valley flasks - Class 37

Published: November 27, 2014
Length: 40:36 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robin Harrison

Valley to Crewe return Flask train.


Shotton & Flint 15.12.2014 - new Manchester loco service with ATW 67001 & WAG set

Published: December 15, 2014
Length: 33:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Robin Harrison

Some shots of the inaugural Arriva Trains loco hauled service between North Wales and Manchester. First part of the video shows it passing Shotton on the first loco service between Manchester...


Flint 23.9.2014 - DRS 37609 37608 on Valley flasks - Class 37

Published: September 23, 2014
Length: 00:04 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robin Harrison

37609 in new livery and 37608 head the Valley flask train back to Crewe.


Class 175 116 at Flint Station.MP4

Published: August 12, 2011
Length: 30:57 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Stephen O'Brien

Flint Station North Wales.


Half an Hour at (61) - Flint Station 23.9.2014 - Class 158 175 and 37's on the flask train

Published: September 23, 2014
Length: 00:00 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Robin Harrison

This video fills a gap on the North Wales Coast line, as now every station has now been covered between the principal stations of Chester and Llandudno Junction, along with a number of other...


Flint Town Utd 1 - 1 Buckley Town - 001.AVI

Published: August 13, 2011
Length: 01:34 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: buckleytownfccom

Matty Hughes wins a penalty for Buckley Town FC after Neil Wynne's cross field run leads to a mix up in Flint Town defence.


FM15: Ugly AI Glitch - Flint Town's Easiest Goal Ever

Published: December 03, 2014
Length: 40:02 min
Rating: 3 of 5
Author: SteelSwords

McCormick's 40th minute goal in this league match in Football Manager 2015 is hilariously bad. Did everyone decide to just forget the white-ish round thing meant for kicking? Horrible.


Flint Town Utd 1 - 1 Buckley Town - 003.AVI

Published: August 13, 2011
Length: 24:18 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: buckleytownfccom

Flint Town keeper Leon Bimpson denies Mike Burke as Buckley Town search for a winner.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Flintshire (historic)

Flintshire (Welsh: Sir y Fflint), also known as the County of Flint, is one of thirteen historic counties, a vice-county and a former administrative county, which mostly lies on the north east coast of Wales. Flintshire was notable as having one of the few large county exclaves (an area known as "English Maelor" or "Maelor Saesneg") to survive most of the 20th century.

Located at 53.25, -3.16667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Flintshire, Historic counties of Wales, States and territories established in 1284

Dee Regulation Scheme

The River Dee regulation scheme is a system of flow balancing and quality management along the River Dee managed by a consortium of the three largest water companies licensed to take water from the river, United Utilities, Welsh Water and Dee Valley Water; together with the regulator, the Environment Agency Wales.

Located at 53.276, -3.147 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
River Dee (Wales), River regulation in Conwy, River regulation in Denbighshire, River regulation in Gwynedd, River regulation in Snowdonia, River regulation in Wrexham, River regulation in England, Water supply and sanitation in England, Water supply and sanitation in Wales

Alyn and Deeside (UK Parliament constituency)

Alyn and Deeside (Welsh: Alun a Glannau Dyfrdwy) is a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The constituency was created in 1983, and it elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post method of election. The constituency has always elected Labour MPs, although in the landslide recent conservative record number of seats in 1983, the Conservatives were able to mount a strong challenge.

Located at 53.208, -3.117 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in North Wales, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983

Delyn (UK Parliament constituency)

Delyn is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, first used in the 1983 General Election. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election. The Delyn Welsh Assembly constituency was created with the same boundaries in 1999.

Located at 53.252, -3.193 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Parliamentary constituencies in North Wales, United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies established in 1983

District of Delyn

Delyn is an area in north Wales. From 1974 to 1996 it was a district of Clwyd, but is now included in the county of Flintshire. Delyn is twinned with Menden, Germany. The Borough of Delyn was formed in 1974 under the Local Government Act 1972 by the merger of Flint Municipal Borough with the urban districts of Holywell and Mold, and Holywell Rural District. The name "Delyn" was formed by combining the names of the area's principal rivers: the Dee and the Alyn.

Located at 53.267, -3.176 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former subdivisions of Wales, Districts of Wales abolished in 1996

Connah's Quay High School

Connah's Quay High School is a comprehensive secondary school in Connah's Quay, North Wales. It is a non-selective, coeducational state school. Pupils are aged from 11 to 18, and in 2005 it had an enrollment of 893. The school is part of the Deeside Consortium which shares sixth form education and its Local Education Authority is Flintshire LEA.

Located at 53.223, -3.0785 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Secondary schools in Flintshire

Clwyd Theatr Cymru

Clwyd Theatr Cymru, known until 1998 as Theatr Clwyd, is a regional arts centre located 1 mile (2 km) from Mold, Flintshire, in north-east Wales. The complex contains five auditoria: The Anthony Hopkins Theatre (570 seats). The Emlyn Williams Theatre (adaptable studio space, up to 250 seats). Studio 2 (adaptable studio space, up to 120 seats) The Clwyd Room (multifunction area, up to 300 seats). Cinema (120 seats).

Located at 53.1793, -3.1368 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Flintshire, Visitor attractions in Flintshire, Theatres in Wales

Pentre Halkyn

Pentre Halkyn is a small village in Flintshire, North Wales. It is situated approximately three miles from Holywell, and is off Junction 32 of the A55 North Wales Expressway. It has a quarry, a small hotel, a local shop and not much else. The village borders on the Halkyn Mountain Site of Special Scientific Interest and Special Area of Conservation.

Located at 53.2421, -3.1985 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Flintshire

East–West Interconnector

The East–West Interconnector is a high-voltage direct current submarine and subsoil power cable which connects the British and Irish electricity markets. The project has been developed by the Irish national grid operator EirGrid.

Located at 53.2272, -3.07278 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Submarine power cables, Electric power infrastructure in Wales, Electric power infrastructure in the Republic of Ireland, Proposed electric power transmission systems, Ireland–United Kingdom relations, Energy infrastructure completed in 2012

Dee Estuary

The Dee Estuary is a large estuary by means of which the River Dee flows into Liverpool Bay. The estuary starts near Shotton after a five miles (8 km) 'canalised' section and the river soon swells to be several miles wide forming the boundary between the Wirral Peninsula in north-west England and Flintshire in north-east Wales.

Located at 53.309, -3.157 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Wirral (borough), Rivers of Cheshire, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Cheshire, Estuaries of Flintshire, Sites of Special Scientific Interest in Clwyd, Estuaries of England, Ramsar sites in England, Ramsar sites in Wales, Special Protection Areas in Wales, England–Wales border

St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School, Flint

St Richard Gwyn Catholic High School is a successful oversubscribed 11-18 mixed Catholic comprehensive school serving the population of Flintshire in North Wales. It was founded in 1954 to serve the Catholic population of Flintshire. It is a nationally recognised forward looking 11 – 18 school with excellent records of achievement at all levels.

Located at 53.2406, -3.12756 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Secondary schools in Flintshire, Roman Catholic secondary schools in the Diocese of Wrexham, Educational institutions established in 1954, 1954 establishments in Wales

Flint television relay station

The Flint television relay station was an analogue television transmitter housed on a residential tower block called Bolingbroke Heights at the centre of the Town of Flint in North Wales. Flint is situated on the estuary of the River Dee which forms part the Wales border with England. Between 1996 and 2009, the mast provided BBC One Wales and S4C to most of the town's residents.

Located at 53.2495, -3.136 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Flintshire, Transmitter sites in Wales

Deeside College

Deeside College is a further education college situated in Connah's Quay, Flintshire, North Wales. In January 2007, the college gained the highest possible grade 1 inspection ratings for its Work Based Learning provision (which includes apprenticeships). Then, the latest inspection in October 2007 repeated this achievement for all aspects of Further Education provision. Following Welsh Assembly Government approval, Deeside College and Coleg Llysfasi merged on 1 August 2010.

Located at 53.226, -3.078 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Further education colleges in Denbighshire, Further education colleges in Flintshire

Delyn (Assembly constituency)

Delyn is a constituency of the National Assembly for Wales. It elects one Assembly Member by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the North Wales electoral region, which elects four additional members, in addition to nine constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional representation for the region as a whole.

Located at 53.252, -3.193 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
National Assembly for Wales constituencies in the North Wales electoral region, 1999 establishments in Wales, Constituencies established in 1999

Milwr Tunnel

The Milwr Tunnel is a mine drainage adit running some 10 miles from the hamlet of Cadole near Loggerheads, Denbighshire to Bagillt on the Dee Estuary in North Wales. It was originally built to drain the lead mines beneath Halkyn Mountain, which were plagued with flooding in their lower levels, but enabled the exploitation of new lodes and was variously used for the extraction of lead, zinc and limestone during its working history.

Located at 53.22, -3.1743 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Tunnels in Wales, Lead mines in Wales, Tunnels completed in 1908

Bagillt railway station

Bagillt railway station was a railway station serving the village of Bagillt on the North Wales Coast Line in the Welsh county of Flintshire. Although trains still pass on the main line the station closed in 1966.

Located at 53.2693, -3.16776 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Former London and North Western Railway stations, Railway stations opened in 1860, Railway stations closed in 1966, Beeching closures in Wales, Disused railway stations in Flintshire

Deeside Stadium

Deeside Stadium is a multi-sport stadium located in Connah's Quay, Deeside. It is the home stadium to Welsh Premier League side Connah's Quay Football Club. Despite financial difficulties, agreements have been made that, after outstanding debts were collected, the team could resume using the stadium. They had originally owed money for unpaid rental fees for the stadium which is owned by Deeside College.

Located at 53.2253, -3.0765 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Football venues in Wales, Stadiums in Wales

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Halkyn

The Church of St Mary the Virgin, Halkyn is to the north of the village of Halkyn, Flintshire, Wales. It is an active Anglican parish church in the diocese of St Asaph. The church is a Grade I listed building.

Located at 53.2316, -3.1862 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Religious buildings completed in 1878, 19th-century church buildings, Gothic Revival architecture in Wales, Anglican churches in Wales, John Douglas buildings, Grade I listed churches, Grade I listed buildings in Flintshire

Flint Mountain

Flint Mountain is a small village seated in Flintshire, North Wales, approximately 12 miles west of the city of Chester, mid-way between Mold and Flint, and situated just off junction 33 of the A55 North Wales Expressway. Points of interest include the Coach and Horses pub, and recently developed football club Flint Mountain FC. In Mid-2006, the population of Flint Mountain was 1,958.

Located at 53.2236, -3.1401 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Flintshire

Moel y Gaer, Rhosesmor

Moel y Gaer (Welsh for "bald hill of the fortress") is a prehistoric hill fort located on a summit at the southern end of Halkyn Mountain, overlooking the village of Rhosesmor, Flintshire, Wales. Excavations suggest that the site was occupied, perhaps sporadically, from the Neolithic period to sometime before the Roman conquest of the area. Remains of a timber long house on the hill summit have been dated to the third millennium BC and may represent the earliest human occupation of the region.

Located at 53.2126, -3.1827 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Archaeological sites in Flintshire, Hill forts in Flintshire

Cornist Hall

Cornish Hall is a large house 1 mile west-southwest of the town of Flint, Flintshire, Wales. Originally known as Lower Cornist, the property was significantly altered by Richard Muspratt in about 1884 then greatly rebuilt by the Summers family – when it became their main residence in 1889. It was the birthplace in 1746 of Thomas Totty, an admiral who served under Lord Nelson.

Located at 53.2415, -3.1638 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Houses in Flintshire

Northop Hall Cricket Club Ground

Northop Hall Cricket Club Ground is a cricket ground in Northop Hall, Flintshire. The first recorded match on the ground was in 1908, In 1985 Welsh Schools played Scotland Under-19s. In 1992, Wales Minor Counties played a MCCA Knockout Trophy match against Staffordshire, representing the Welsh sides first use of the ground. The following year, Wales Minor Counties played, what is to date the only Minor Counties Championship match held at the ground against Oxfordshire.

Located at 53.2037, -3.10265 (Lat. / Lng.), about 3 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Cricket grounds in Wales, Buildings and structures in Flintshire, Sport in Flintshire,

Flintshire Coalfield

The Flintshire Coalfield in north-east Wales is one of the smaller British coalfields. It extends from the Point of Ayr in the north, along the Dee Estuary through Connah's Quay to Caergwrle in the south. A small part extends onto the Wirral i.e. English coast of the estuary at Neston which was the site of a coalmine for a period. The coal-bearing strata continue southwards of Caergwrle as the Denbighshire Coalfield. Together the two coalfields are known as the North Wales Coalfield.

Located at 53.2108, -3.1232 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Coal mining in Flintshire, Geography of Flintshire, Coal mining regions in England, Coal mining regions in Wales

Northop College

Northop College is an further education college in Flintshire, North Wales. It was formerly known as the Welsh College of Horticulture.

Located at 53.2127, -3.145 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Further education colleges in Flintshire

New Brighton, Flintshire

New Brighton is a small village in Flintshire, in north-east Wales. It lies between the county town of Mold, Flintshire, and Buckley. It lies on the A5119 road, and has a hotel, the Beaufort Park Hotel.

Located at 53.18, -3.118 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Villages in Flintshire

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21 Aug
2019

BFORB CHESTER ST DAVID'S
Starting at: 08:00 am (08:00).
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26 Aug
2019

I DO LIKE MONDAYS! Free Networking Event In Mold
Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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30 Aug
2019

Pop Up Bar - The Jug & Bottle Bubwith
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31 Aug
2019

Kieran Lyons: Reverie And Rectitude: Drawings 2012-2019
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01 Sep
2019

Flintshire Fest
Starting at: 03:00 pm (15:00).
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02 Sep
2019

I DO LIKE MONDAYS! Free Networking Event In Mold
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03 Sep
2019

Comedy Club
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06 Sep
2019

One Small Step: Oxford Playhouse (Over 7s)
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07 Sep
2019

The Girls' Network - Charity Abseil
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08 Sep
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11 Sep
2019

The Empowered Woman Collective
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13 Sep
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Mingle Conference & Exhibition
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17 Sep
2019

HNC / HND Animal Management Taster Day
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2019

Really Want To Hurt Me
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Flint, Флинт, Y Fflint, Flintas, Флінт, 弗林特