Place:St David's, Pembrokeshire, Wales

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NameSt David's
Alt namesCathedral Close of St. Davidssource: Family History Library Catalog
Meneviasource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 349
Saint David'ssource: Getty Vocabulary Program
St David'ssource: WeRelate abbreviation
St. David'ssource: Times Atlas of World History (1993) p 354; Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
Tŷddewisource: Wikipedia
TypeCity
Coordinates51.9°N 5.283°W
Located inPembrokeshire, Wales     (550 - )
Contained Places
Cemetery
St David's Cathedral
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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St Davids (or St David's) is a city and community (full name St Davids and the Cathedral close) in Pembrokeshire, Wales, in the United Kingdom. Lying on the River Alun on St Davids Peninsula, it is Britain's smallest city in terms of both size and population, the final resting place of Saint David, the country's patron saint, and the de facto ecclesiastical capital of Wales. St Davids was given city status in the 16th century due to the presence of St Davids Cathedral but lost this in 1888. City status was restored in 1994 at the request of Queen Elizabeth II.

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