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Monmouthshire,

county, 328 sq mi (851 sq km), SE Wales. In 1974 most of the old county of Monmouthshire was reorganized as the nonmetropolitan county of GwentGwent
, former county, SE Wales. Created in the 1974 administrative reorganization of Wales from most of Monmouthshire and part of Breconshire, it was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Torfaen, Caerphilly, and Newport.
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; small areas in W Monmouthshire became part of the nonmetropolitan counties of Mid GlamorganMid Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 local government reorganization of Wales from portions of Breconshire, Glamorgan, and Monmouthshire, in 1996 it was divided among the unitary authorities of Bridgend, Caerphilly, Cardiff, Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon
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 and South GlamorganSouth Glamorgan
, former county, S Wales. Created in the 1974 governmental reorganization of Wales from portions of Glamorgan and Monmouthshire, in the 1996 reorganization it was divided between the unitary authorities of Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan.
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. In 1996, when Wales was again reorganized on the local level, the county of Monmouthshire was reestablished from E Gwent.

Monmouthshire

 

a county in Great Britain, located in Wales on the Bristol Channel. Area, 1,400 sq km. Population, 461,500 (1971). The county’s administrative center is Newport. Monmouthshire is located in the South Wales coal and metallurgical region. Coal is mined and rolled metal, tin plate, and aluminum are manufactured. Oats and barley are cultivated, and sheep are raised.

Monmouthshire

a county of E Wales: administratively part of England for three centuries (until 1830); mainly absorbed into the county of Gwent in 1974; reinstated with reduced boundaries in 1996: chiefly agricultural, with the Black Mountains in the N. Administrative centre: Cwmbran. Pop.: 86 200 (2003 est.). Area: 851 sq. km (329 sq. miles)
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2016 is the first time for the Eisteddfod festival to be held in Monmouthshire since 1913, when the Eisteddfod was also held in Abergavenny.
We are sure that the new school will have a big impact on students' learning and we are delighted that Welsh Government and Monmouthshire council is investing in the future of young people in Monmouth and its surrounding area for generations to come.
But again Monmouthshire hit back and levelled the game with an unconverted try in the final minutes.
Phil Murphy, Monmouthshire council's cabinet finance chief, said: "The principal problem we have is funding.
A win over Southerndown on Tuesday, June 7 will put Rhuddlan up against either the host club Monmouthshire or last year's hosts Llangollen, who meet in the first round.
The figure came to light after Monmouthshire County Council's education department revealed it was pounds 400,000 over budget - in part due the "exceptional one-off" cost of Mrs Evans' cases.
Tender for the Provision of Haulage and Processing of Kerbside Collected Dry-Recycling Materials within Monmouthshire for 14 months plus 7 plus 7.
But the Halifax's annual survey has placed Monmouthshire - the only Welsh entry - at number 46, lagging well behind Rutland in the East Midlands, which took the top spot.
Then on Sunday, Wales' largest county association Monmouthshire, won the national county championship title for the first time since 1998 when they easily defeated the Vale of Glamorgan by 23 shots and in doing so ended South Glamorgan's five-year reign as Welsh champions.
We've been inundated with your letters after we reported the English Democrats would be standing in Monmouthshire for the National Assembly election in May.
The competition takes place as part of the Monmouthshire Seafood Fayre on September 12 at Llansantffraed Court Country House Hotel, near Abergavenny.
I live in Monmouthshire where the percentage of Welsh language speakers was given as two and a half percent.

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