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Flintshire,Welsh Sir y Fflint, county, 169 sq mi (437 sq km), NE Wales. In 1974, the county of Flintshire became part of the nonmetropolitan county of ClwydClwyd
, former county, N Wales, created in 1974 from Flintshire and parts of Denbighshire and Merionethshire. It was dissolved in 1996 and divided among the unitary authorities of Flintshire, Denbighshire, Wrexham, Conwy, and Powys.
..... Click the link for more information. , but in 1996 Clwyd was dissolved and Flintshire restored. Mold is the administrative center of the county.
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a county of NE Wales, on the Irish Sea and the Dee estuary: became part of Clwyd in 1974, reinstated with reduced borders in 1996: includes the industrialized Deeside region in the E and the Clwydian Hills in the SW. Administrative centre: Mold. Pop.: 149 400 (2003 est.). Area: 437 sq. km (169 sq. miles)
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