Ceredigion


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Ceredigion,

county, 694 sq mi (1,797 sq km), W Wales. Ceredigion, corresponding to the former county of Cardiganshire, was established in 1996 when the nonmetropolitan county of DyfedDyfed
, former county, W Wales. It was created in the 1974 administrative reorganization of Wales from the counties of Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire, but in 1996 the county was dissolved and the unitary authorities of Ceredigion, Carmarthenshire, and
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 was dissolved. Cardiganshire (Welsh Sir Ceredigion) had been joined with Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire in 1974 to form Dyfed.

Ceredigion

a county of W Wales, on Cardigan Bay: created in 1996 from part of Dyfed; corresponds to the former Cardiganshire (abolished 1974): mainly agricultural, with the Cambrian Mountains in the E and N. Administrative centre: Aberaeron. Pop.: 77 200 (2003 est.). Area: 1793 sq. km (692 sq. miles)
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