Place:Carmarthenshire, Wales

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NameCarmarthenshire
Alt namesCarmarthensource: Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
County of Carmarthensource: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/index.html
SIR CAERFYRDDINsource: http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/wal/CMN/index.html
Sir Gaerfyrddinsource: Wikipedia
TypeHistoric county, Principal area
Coordinates51.833°N 4.333°W
Located inWales
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Carmarthenshire ( or Sir Gâr) is a unitary authority in the south west of Wales and one of thirteen historic counties. It is the third largest in Wales. The three largest towns are Llanelli, Carmarthen and Ammanford. The county town and administrative centre of Carmarthenshire is Carmarthen and the most populous settlement is the area in and around the town of Llanelli.

With its fertile land and agricultural produce, Carmarthenshire is known as the "Garden of Wales".

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