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West Wales

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West Wales (Gorllewin Cymru) is the western region of Wales. [1]

28 relations: Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain, Cambrian Line, Carmarthenshire, Celtic Britons, Ceredigion, Deheubarth, Dyfed, Geography of Wales, Gwili Railway, Heart of Wales line, Heptarchy, History of Cornwall, Kingdom of Dyfed, Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway, Mid Wales, Neath Port Talbot, Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics, North Wales, Old English, Pembrokeshire, Preserved counties of Wales, South Wales, South West Wales, Swansea, Teifi Valley Railway, Vale of Rheidol Railway, Wales, West Wales lines.

Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain

The Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain describes the process which changed the language and culture of most of what became England from Romano-British to Germanic.

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Cambrian Line

The Cambrian Line (Welsh: Rheilffordd y Cambrian) is a railway that runs from Shrewsbury (in Shropshire, England) to Aberystwyth (in Ceredigion) and Pwllheli (in Gwynedd), both on the west coast of Wales.

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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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Celtic Britons

The Britons, also known as Celtic Britons or Ancient Britons, were Celtic people who inhabited Great Britain from the British Iron Age into the Middle Ages, at which point their culture and language diverged into the modern Welsh, Cornish and Bretons (among others).

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

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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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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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Geography of Wales

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

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Gwili Railway

The Gwili Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Gwili) is a Welsh heritage railway, that operates a preserved standard gauge railway line from the site of Abergwili Junction (near Carmarthen) in southwest Wales along a section of the former Carmarthen to Aberystwyth line.

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Heart of Wales line

The Heart of Wales line (Rheilffordd Calon Cymru) is a railway line running from Craven Arms in Shropshire to Llanelli in southwest Wales.

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The Heptarchy is a collective name applied to the seven petty kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England from the Anglo-Saxon settlement of Britain in 5th century until their unification into the Kingdom of England in the early 10th century.

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History of Cornwall

The history of Cornwall begins with the pre-Roman inhabitants, including speakers of a Celtic language, Common Brittonic, that would develop into Southwestern Brittonic and then the Cornish language.

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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 and Mynydd Mawr Railway

The Llanelli and Mynydd Mawr Railway is a heritage railway which aims to re-instate as much as possible of the former Llanelly and Mynydd Mawr Railway which closed in 1989.

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Mid Wales

Mid Wales (Canolbarth Cymru or simply Y Canolbarth "The Midlands") is the name given to the central region of Wales.

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Neath Port Talbot

Neath Port Talbot (Castell-nedd Port Talbot) is a county borough and one of the unitary authority areas of Wales.

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Nomenclature of Territorial Units for Statistics

The Classification of Territorial Units for Statistics (NUTS; French: Nomenclature des unités territoriales statistiques) is a geocode standard for referencing the subdivisions of countries for statistical purposes.

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North Wales

North Wales (Gogledd Cymru) is an unofficial region of Wales.

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Old English

Old English (Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc), or Anglo-Saxon, is the earliest historical form of the English language, spoken in England and southern and eastern Scotland in the early Middle Ages.

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

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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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South Wales

South Wales (De Cymru) is the region of Wales bordered by England and the Bristol Channel to the east and south, and Mid Wales and West Wales to the north and west.

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South West Wales

South West Wales is a region of Wales.

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Swansea (Abertawe), is a coastal city and county, officially known as the City and County of Swansea (Dinas a Sir Abertawe) in Wales, UK.

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Teifi Valley Railway

The Teifi Valley Railway (Welsh: Rheilffordd Dyffryn Teifi) is a narrow gauge railway hoping to operate between Pentrecwrt and Newcastle Emlyn along the River Teifi, West Wales.

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Vale of Rheidol Railway

The Vale of Rheidol Railway (Rheilffordd Cwm Rheidol) is a narrow gauge heritage railway, opened in 1902, that runs for between Aberystwyth and Devil's Bridge in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.

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

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West Wales lines

The West Wales lines (Welsh: Llinellau Gorllewin Cymru) are a group of railway lines from Swansea through Carmarthenshire to Pembrokeshire, West Wales.

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

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