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Dyfed

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Dyfed is a preserved county of Wales. It was created on 1 April 1974, as an amalgamation of the three pre-existing counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. It was abolished twenty-two years later, on 1 April 1996, when the three original counties were reinstated, Cardiganshire being renamed Ceredigion the following day. The name "Dyfed" is retained for certain ceremonial and other purposes. It is a mostly rural county in southwestern Wales with a coastline on the Irish Sea and the Bristol Channel. [1]

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Aberystwyth

Aberystwyth (Mouth of the Ystwyth) is a historic market town, administrative centre, and holiday resort within Ceredigion, West Wales, often colloquially known as Aber.

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Afon Llyfnant

The Afon Llyfnant (River Llyfnant) is a short river in Ceredigion, on the west coast of Wales.

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Afon Rheidol

Afon Rheidol (italic) is a river in Ceredigion, Wales, in length.

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Bay

A bay is a recessed, coastal body of water that directly connects to a larger main body of water, such as an ocean, a lake, or another bay.

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Black Mountain (range)

The Black Mountain (Y Mynydd Du) is a mountain range in South and West Wales, straddling the county boundary between Carmarthenshire and Brecknockshire (the latter currently administered as part of the unitary authority of Powys) and forming the westernmost range of the Brecon Beacons National Park.

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Bristol Channel

The Bristol Channel (Môr Hafren) is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales from Devon and Somerset in South West England.

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Burry Port

Burry Port (Porth Tywyn) is a small town five miles (8 km) outside the larger centre of Llanelli in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on the Loughor estuary (Moryd Llwchwr).The town's population was 4,209 in the 2001 census and 4,240 in 2012.

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Cambrian Mountains

The Cambrian Mountains (Mynyddoedd Cambria, in a narrower sense: Elenydd) are a series of mountain ranges in Wales.

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Carmarthen

Carmarthen (Caerfyrddin, "Merlin's fort") is the county town of Carmarthenshire in Wales.

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Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire (Sir Gaerfyrddin; or informally Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the southwest of Wales and is the largest of the thirteen historic counties of Wales.

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Ceredigion

Ceredigion is a county in the Mid Wales area of Wales and previously was a minor kingdom.

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County town

A county town in Great Britain or Ireland is usually, but not always, the location of administrative or judicial functions within the county.

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Déisi

The Déisi were a class of peoples in ancient and medieval Ireland.

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Deheubarth

Deheubarth (lit. "Right-hand Part", thus "the South") was a regional name for the realms of south Wales, particularly as opposed to Gwynedd (Latin: Venedotia).

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Dinefwr Borough Council

Dinefwr was a local government district of Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996.

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District of Carmarthen

Carmarthen District Council (Caerfyrddin) was one of six local government districts of the county of Dyfed, west Wales, from 1974 to 1996.

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District of Llanelli

The Borough of Llanelli was one of thirty-seven local government districts in Wales from 1974 to 1996.

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Districts of Wales

In 1974, Wales was re-divided for local government purposes into thirty-seven districts.

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Dyfed

Dyfed is a preserved county of Wales. It was created on 1 April 1974, as an amalgamation of the three pre-existing counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire. It was abolished twenty-two years later, on 1 April 1996, when the three original counties were reinstated, Cardiganshire being renamed Ceredigion the following day. The name "Dyfed" is retained for certain ceremonial and other purposes. It is a mostly rural county in southwestern Wales with a coastline on the Irish Sea and the Bristol Channel.

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Dyfed County Council election, 1973

The first election to Dyfed County Council was held in April 1973.

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Dyfed County Council election, 1977

The second election to Dyfed County Council was held in May 1977.

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Dyfed–Powys Police

Dyfed–Powys Police (Heddlu Dyfed–Powys) is the territorial police force responsible for policing Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire (which make up the former administrative area of Dyfed) and the unitary authority of Powys (covering Brecknockshire, Radnorshire and Montgomeryshire), in Wales.

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Fan Brycheiniog

Fan Brycheiniog is the highest peak at 2633 feet (just over 800 m) in the Black Mountain (Y Mynydd Du) region of the Brecon Beacons National Park in southern Wales.

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Fforest Fawr

Fforest Fawr is the name given to an extensive upland area in the county of Powys, Wales.

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Foel Cwmcerwyn

Foel Cwmcerwyn is the highest point of the Preseli Hills and of Pembrokeshire.

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Gower Peninsula

Gower (Gŵyr) or the Gower Peninsula (Penrhyn Gŵyr) is in South Wales.

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Gwynedd

Gwynedd is a county in Wales, sharing borders with Powys, Conwy, Anglesey over the Menai Strait, and Ceredigion over the River Dyfi.

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Haverfordwest

Haverfordwest (Hwlffordd) is the county town of Pembrokeshire, Wales, and the most populous urban area in Pembrokeshire with a population of 13,367 in 2001, though its community boundaries made it the second-most populous settlement in the county, with 10,812 people.

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High Sheriff of Dyfed

The office of High Sheriff of Dyfed was established in 1974 as part of the creation of the county of Dyfed in Wales following the Local Government Act 1972, and effectively replaced the shrievalties of the amalgamated counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire.

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Kingdom of Dyfed

The Kingdom of Dyfed is one of several Welsh petty kingdoms that emerged in 5th-century sub-Roman Britain in southwest Wales based on the former territory of the Demetae (modern Welsh Dyfed).

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Llanelli

Llanelli ("St Elli's Parish"), the largest town in both the county of Carmarthenshire and the preserved county of Dyfed, Wales, sits on the Loughor estuary on the West Wales coast, approximately west-northwest of Swansea and south-east of the county town, Carmarthen.

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Local Government (Wales) Act 1994

The Local Government (Wales) Act 1994 (c. 19) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom which created the current local government structure in Wales of 22 unitary authority areas, referred to as principal areas in the Act, and abolished the previous two-tier structure of counties and districts.

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Local Government Act 1972

The Local Government Act 1972 is an Act of Parliament in the United Kingdom that reformed local government in England and Wales on 1 April 1974.

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Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed

This is a list of the people who have served in the office of Lord Lieutenant of Dyfed, as created on 1 April 1974 in replacement of the former offices of Lord Lieutenant of Cardiganshire, Lord Lieutenant of Carmarthenshire, and Lord Lieutenant of Pembrokeshire.

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Milford Haven

Milford Haven (Aberdaugleddau, meaning "mouth of the two Rivers Cleddau") is a town and community in Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Moorland

Moorland or moor is a type of habitat found in upland areas in temperate grasslands, savannas, and shrublands and montane grasslands and shrublands biomes, characterised by low-growing vegetation on acidic soils.

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Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire (or; Sir Benfro) is a county in the southwest of Wales.

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Pembrokeshire Coast National Park

Pembrokeshire Coast National Park (Parc Cenedlaethol Arfordir Penfro) is a national park along the Pembrokeshire coast in west Wales.

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Pembrokeshire Coast Path

The Pembrokeshire Coast Path (Llwybr Arfordir Sir Benfro), also often called the Pembrokeshire Coastal Path, is a designated National Trail in Pembrokeshire, southwest Wales.

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Plynlimon

Plynlimon (anglicised from Pumlumon in Welsh, meaning "five peaks") is the highest point of the Cambrian Mountains in Wales, and the highest point in Mid Wales.

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Powys

Powys is a principal area, a county and one of the preserved counties of Wales.

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Preseli Hills

The Preseli Hills or, as they are known locally and historically, Preseli Mountains (Welsh: Mynyddoedd y Preseli / Y Preselau—also spelt Presely or Mynydd Prescelly) is a range of hills in north Pembrokeshire, West Wales, mostly within the Pembrokeshire Coast National Park.

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Preseli Pembrokeshire

Preseli Pembrokeshire (Preseli Sir Benfro) was one of six local government districts of Dyfed in West Wales from 1974 to 1996.

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Preserved counties of Wales

The preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for the ceremonial purposes of lieutenancy and shrievalty.

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River Cleddau

The River Cleddau (Afon Cleddau) consists of the Eastern and Western Cleddau rivers in Pembrokeshire, west Wales.

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River Dulas

The River Dulas (Welsh: Afon Dulas) is a tributary of the River Teifi and has its source near the village of Llangybi, Ceredigion, Wales.

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River Gwendraeth

The River Gwendraeth (Afon Gwendraeth) is a river in Carmarthenshire in West Wales.

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River Loughor

The River Loughor (Afon Llwchwr) is a river in Wales which marks the border between Carmarthenshire and Swansea.

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River Severn

The River Severn (Afon Hafren, Sabrina) is a river in the United Kingdom.

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River Taf

The River Taf (Afon Taf) is a river in West Wales.

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River Tawe

The River Tawe (Welsh: Afon Tawe) is a river in the south of Wales.

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River Teifi

The River Teifi (Afon Teifi) in Wales forms the boundary for most of its length between the counties of Ceredigion and Carmarthenshire, and for the final of its total length of, the boundary between Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire.

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River Tywi

The River Tywi (Afon Tywi) or Towy is the longest river flowing entirely within Wales.

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River Wye

The River Wye (Afon Gwy) is the fifth-longest river in the UK, stretching some from its source on Plynlimon in mid Wales to the Severn estuary.

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South Pembrokeshire

South Pembrokeshire (De Sir Benfro) was one of six local government districts of Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996.

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Wales

Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.

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West Glamorgan

West Glamorgan (Gorllewin Morgannwg) is a preserved county and former administrative county of Wales, one of the divisions of the ancient county of Glamorgan.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dyfed

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