FACTOID # 27: If you're itching to live in a trailer park, hitch up your home and head to South Carolina, where a whopping 18% of residences are mobile homes.
 
 Home   Encyclopedia   Statistics   States A-Z   Flags   Maps   FAQ   About 
 
WHAT'S NEW
 

SEARCH ALL

FACTS & STATISTICS    Advanced view

Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 

 

(* = Graphable)

 

 


Encyclopedia > Llanelli (district)
Llanelli
Arms of Llanelli Borough Council
Administration
Status: Borough
HQ: Llanelli
History
Created: 1974
Abolished: 1996
Succeeded by: Carmarthenshire
Population
1971: 76,937
2001 (estimate): 76,000

The Borough of Llanelli was one of thirty-seven local government districts in Wales from 1974 to 1996. It was the smallest of six districts in the newly-created county of Dyfed, and was formed under the Local Government Act 1972 by a merger of the municipal boroughs of Llanelli and Kidwelly, Burry Port urban district and Llanelli Rural District all in the former administrative county of Carmarthenshire. The district was governed by Llanelli Borough Council which was based in the town of Llanelli. A borough is an administrative division used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... Parish Church of St. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: ) is a county in Wales. ... In 1974 Wales was divided for local government purposes into districts. ... Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ... A borough is a political division originally used in England. ... Parish Church of St. ... Kidwelly (Welsh: Cydweli) is a town in Carmarthenshire, west Wales. ... Burry Port (Welsh: Porth Tywyn) is a small town five miles outside the larger centre of Llanelli in Carmarthenshire, Wales, lying on the Loughor estuary. ... In the British Isles an urban district was a type of local government district which covered an urbanised area. ... Coat of Arms of Llanelli Rural Community Council, reads Cyngor Gwledig Llanelli, Welsh for Llanelli Rural Council. ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: ) is a county in Wales. ... Parish Church of St. ...


The district was abolished in 1996 to form part of the new unitary authority of Carmarthenshire. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was 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 type of local authority, which has a single tier and is responsible for all local government functions within its area. ... Carmarthenshire (Welsh: ) is a county in Wales. ...


The coat of arms with the motto 'Ymlaen Llanelli' was transferred from the former municipal borough to the Llanelli Borough Council by Order in Council in 1975.[1] Llanelli Town Council, which covers the same area as the former municipal borough, was granted a new coat of arms in 1981.[2] A modern coat of arms is derived from the medi val practice of painting designs onto the shield and outer clothing of knights to enable them to be identified in battle, and later in tournaments. ... An Order-in-Council is a type of legislation in the United Kingdom and in the Commonwealth of Nations which is formally made in the name of the Queen by the Privy Council (Queen-in-Council), or the Governor-General in a Commonwealth realm or Governor by the Executive Council... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


References

  1. ^ The Local Authorities (Armorial Bearings) Order 1975 (S.I. 1975 No. 621)
  2. ^ Llanelli Town Council coat of arms [1]


Local government counties and districts of Wales 19741996 Flag of Wales

Local authorities created by the Local Government Act 1972 Motto: (Welsh for Wales for ever) Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau Capital Cardiff Largest city Cardiff Official language(s) English, Welsh Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP  - First Minister Rhodri Morgan AM Unification    - by Gruffudd ap Llywelyn 1056  Area    - Total 20,779 km² (3rd... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_2. ... The Local Government Act 1972 (1972 c. ...


CLWYD: Alyn and Deeside | Colwyn | Delyn | Glyndŵr | Rhuddlan | Wrexham Maelor
DYFED: Carmarthen | Ceredigion | Dinefwr | Llanelli | Preseli Pembrokeshire | South Pembrokeshire
GWENT: Blaenau Gwent | Islwyn | Monmouth | Newport | Torfaen
GWYNEDD: Aberconwy | Arfon | Dwyfor | Meirionnydd | Ynys Môn - Isle of Anglesey
MID GLAMORGAN: Cynon Valley | Merthyr Tydfil | Ogwr | Rhondda | Rhymney Valley | Taff-Ely
POWYS: Brecknock | Montgomeryshire | Radnorshire
SOUTH GLAMORGAN: Cardiff | Vale of Glamorgan
WEST GLAMORGAN: Lliw Valley | Neath | Port Talbot | Swansea
Clwyd is a preserved county of Wales, formed from the traditional counties of Denbighshire and Flintshire, and parts of Merionethshire. ... Alyn and Deeside was a local government district in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Categories: UK geography stubs ... Delyn is an area in north Wales. ... Glyndwr 1974-1996 Glyndŵr was one of six districts of Clwyd between 1974 and 1996. ... Wrexham is a county borough in northern Wales. ... Dyfed was one of the ancient kingdoms (or principalities) of Wales prior to the Norman Conquest. ... Carmarthen was one of six local government districts of Dyfed, West Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... For other uses please see Ceredigion (disambiguation) Ceredigion is a county in Wales. ... Dinefwr was a local government district in Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... South Pembrokeshire was a local government district of Dyfed, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Gwent is the area of south-easternmost Wales, bordering on the Welsh Marches of southwest England. ... Blaenau Gwent is a county borough and parliamentary constituency in South Wales. ... Islwyn 1974-1996 Islwyn is an area in south Wales. ... The district of Monmouth was created in 1974 as a merger of the boroughs of Monmouth, Abergavenny, the urban districts of Usk and Chepstow and the rural districts of Abergavenny, Chepstow and Monmouth. ... Torfaen (sometimes hyphenated Tor-faen) is a county borough in South Wales. ... Gwynedd is an administrative county in Wales, named after the old Kingdom of Gwynedd. ... The Borough of Aberconwy was one of five districts of Gwynedd, North Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Categories: Stub ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Gwynedd ... Categories: UK geography stubs | Gwynedd ... Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn, pronounced (IPA), roughly unniss mawn), is an island and county at the northwestern extremity of north Wales. ... Mid Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Categories: UK geography stubs ... Merthyr Tydfil (Welsh: Merthyr Tudful) is a town and county borough in the traditional county of Glamorgan, south Wales, with a population of about 55,000. ... Ogwr was a former district in Wales, which existed from 1974 to 1996. ... Taff-Ely was a local government district in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Powys is a local government principal area and a preserved county in Wales. ... The Borough of Brecknock (Welsh: ) was one of the three local government districts of Powys from 1974 to 1996. ... South Glamorgan is a ceremonial preserved county of Wales, one of the divisions of the traditional county of Glamorgan. ... Cardiff (Welsh: ) is the capital of Wales and its largest city. ... For other uses, see Vale of Glamorgan (disambiguation). ... West Glamorgan as a preserved county since 2003. ... Lliw Valley was a local government district of Wales from 1974 to 1996. ...


 
 

COMMENTARY     


Share your thoughts, questions and commentary here
Your name
Your comments

Want to know more?
Search encyclopedia, statistics and forums:

 


Press Releases |  Feeds | Contact
The Wikipedia article included on this page is licensed under the GFDL.
Images may be subject to relevant owners' copyright.
All other elements are (c) copyright NationMaster.com 2003-5. All Rights Reserved.
Usage implies agreement with terms, 1022, m