Pembrokeshire

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Pembrokeshire,

Welsh Sir Benfro, county, 614 sq mi (1,590 sq km), SW Wales. In 1974, the county of Pembrokeshire became part of 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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, but in 1996 Dyfed was dissolved and Pembrokeshire was restored as a unitary authority.

Pembrokeshire

a county of SW Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Bristol Channel: formerly (1974--96) part of Dyfed: a hilly peninsula with a deeply indented coast: tourism, agriculture, oil refining. Administrative centre: Haverfordwest. Pop.: 116 300 (2003 est.). Area: 1589 sq. km (614 sq. miles)