Montgomeryshire


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Montgomeryshire,

former county, central Wales. In 1974, Montgomeryshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of PowysPowys
, county, 2,009 sq mi (5,204 sq km), E central Wales. The terrain is a network of lowlands, highlands, and connecting plateaus. Agriculture is economically important, as are sheep and cattle raising. There are some light and service industries.
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Montgomeryshire

 

a county in Great Britain, located in Wales. Area, 2,000 sq km; population, 42,700 (1971). Its capital is Welshpool.

The Cambrian Mountains run throughout the county, reaching a maximum elevation of 827 m at Moel Sych. The mountains are covered by peat bogs and heather wasteland. Montgomery-shire is chiefly an agricultural area, where the main activity is sheep raising. Over the decades its population, which was 51,000 in 1921, has decreased as the people have been forced to settle elsewhere in search of employment.

Montgomeryshire

(until 1974) a county of central Wales, now part of Powys
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