Radnorshire

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Radnorshire,

former county, E Wales. In 1974, Radnorshire 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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Radnorshire

 

a county in Great Britain, in Wales. Area, 1,200 sq km. Population, 18,300 (1971). The capital is Llandrin-dod Wells. The chief agricultural activities are the raising of sheep and beef and dairy cattle.

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Radnorshire

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