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Encyclopedia > Swansea (district)
Swansea
Administration
Status: City
HQ: Swansea Guildhall
Arms of Swansea City Council
History
Created: 1974
Abolished: 1996
Succeeded by: Swansea
Population
1974: 191,400
1994: 188,800

The Swansea district was one of the four local government districts of West Glamorgan, Wales from 1974 to 1996. It was formed from the areas of the county borough of Swansea and the Gower Rural District, from the administrative county of Glamorgan. Night view of Taipei City. ... Image File history File links Swansea Coat of Arms File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ... In 1974 Wales was divided for local government purposes into districts. ... West Glamorgan as a preserved county since 2003. ... 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. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ... Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ... An administrative county is an administrative area in the British Isles. ... Glamorgan or Morgannwg is a maritime traditional county of Wales, UK, and was previously a medieval kingdom or principality. ...


It inherited the city status of the county borough and so was styled as the "City of Swansea", and was governed by Swansea City Council. On March 22, 1982 the city was granted letters patent raising the mayor to the dignity of Lord Mayor.[1] Historically, city status was associated with the presence of a cathedral, such as York Minster. ... March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Letters Patent by Queen Victoria creating the office of Governor-General of Australia Letters patent are a type of legal document which is an open letter issued by a monarch or government granting a right, monopoly, title, or status to someone or some entity such as a corporation. ... Councillor Patrick (Pat) John Stannard, Lord Mayor of Oxford (2004). ...


The district was abolished in 1996, when it was merged with most of the Lliw Valley district to form the larger City and County of Swansea unitary authority. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Lliw Valley was a local government district of Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Swansea (Welsh: , mouth of the Tawe) is a city and county in South Wales in the United Kingdom, situated on the coast immediately to the east of the Gower Peninsula. ...


References

  1. ^ History of Mayoralty from website of the City and County of Swansea


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. ... The Borough of Rhuddlan was one of six districts of Clwyd, North Wales from 1974 to 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. ... The Borough of Llanelli was one of thirty-seven local government districts in Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Preseli Pembrokeshire was one of six local government districts of Dyfed in West 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. ... The Newport district was one of the five local government districts of Gwent from 1974 to 1996. ... 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. ... The Borough of Rhondda was one of six local government districts of Mid Glamorgan, South Wales from 1994 to 1996. ... Rhymney Valley (Welsh: Cwm Rhymni) was one of six local government district in Mid Glamorgan 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. ... The Montgomeryshire district was one of three districts of Powys from 1974 - 1996. ... The Radnorshire district was one of three districts of Powys from 1974 - 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. ... Neath was one of the four local government districts of West Glamorgan, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ... Port Talbot was one of the four local government districts of West Glamorgan, Wales from 1974 to 1996. ...


 
 

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