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Dyfed
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Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. Image File history File links preserved county of Wales File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Arms of Dyfed County Council. ... National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... Bayeux Tapestry depicting events leading to the Battle of Hastings The Norman Conquest was the conquest of the Kingdom of England by William the Conqueror (Duke of Normandy), in 1066 at the Battle of Hastings and the subsequent Norman control of England. ...


During local government reorganisation in 1974, the newly-created administrative county covering Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire was given the name Dyfed. 1974 is a common year starting on Tuesday (click on link for calendar). ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Cardiganshire (Sir Aberteifi in Welsh) was a traditional county in Wales that existed between 1282 and 1974. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: Sir Gaerfyrddin) is a county in Wales. ... Pembrokeshire (Welsh: Sir Benfro) is a county in the southwest of Wales in the United Kingdom. ...


It was divided into six districts, namely Carmarthen, Ceredigion, Dinefwr, Llanelli, Preseli, South Pembroke. Carmarthen (Welsh Caerfyrddin - caer fort + Myrddin Moridunum, Merlin) is the county town of Carmarthenshire, Wales. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Llanelli is a coastal town in Carmarthenshire, Wales and approximately 13 km (8 miles) from Swansea. ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Dyfed ... Categories: UK geography stubs ...


However, further reorganisation of local government on April 1, 1996, involving the creation of unitary authorities resulted in a return to the status quo, and Dyfed was dissolved into its original component counties. April 1 is the 91st day of the year (92nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 274 days remaining. ... 1996 is a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... A unitary authority is a term used in a two-tier local government system to describe a unit of local government that operates as a single tier. ...


The name survives as a ceremonial preserved county, and in that of institutions such as Dyfed-Powys Police. The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ...



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Clwyd - Dyfed - Gwent - Gwynedd - Mid Glamorgan - Powys - South Glamorgan - West Glamorgan National motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh: Wales for ever) Waless location within the UK Official languages English(100%), Welsh(20. ... The Preserved counties of Wales are the current areas used in Wales for ceremonial purposes such as Lieutenancy. ... A lovely image of the Welsh flag, derived from an SVG file by Tobias Jakobs in the sodipodi flags collection. ... Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, formed from the traditional counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, and parts of Merionethshire. ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ... Gwynedd is an administrative county in Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd. ... Mid Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Powys is an administrative county in Wales, over 2000 sq. ... South Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... West Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ...


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Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest.
During local government reorganisation in 1974, the newly-created administrative county covering Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire was given the name Dyfed.
Clwyd - Dyfed - Gwent - Gwynedd - Mid Glamorgan - Powys - South Glamorgan - West Glamorgan
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