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ID: 7008045
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/tgn/7008045

 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dyfed (former administrative division)  Dyfed (former administrative division)

Coordinates:
Lat: 52 00 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 52.0000  decimal degrees
Long: 004 30 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -4.5000  decimal degrees

Note: A former county in southwestern Wales that included Cardiganshire, Carmarthenshire, and Pembrokeshire. These three counties were restored in 1996. The capital of Dyfed was Carmarthen. It is noted for Neolithic sites, Iron Age camps and Anglo-Norman castles; many English immigrants settled here in Middle Ages; sheep and cattle are raised in inland area. The name comes from the Dyfed territory of the Demetae (a Celtic tribe).

Names:
Dyfed (preferred,C,V)
DFD (C,V)  ............ abbreviation

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of Europe (continent)  ....  Europe (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United Kingdom (nation)  ........  United Kingdom (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Wales (country)  ............  Wales (country) (P)
Hierarchy of Dyfed (former administrative division)  ................  Dyfed (former administrative division) (P)

Place Types:
former administrative division (preferred, C)
agricultural land (C)
industrial center (C)
county (H)  ............  1974-1996

Sources and Contributors:
DFD..........  [VP]
...........  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
Dyfed..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
..............  Blue Guide: Wales (1979) 17
..............  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 309
..............  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 59
..............  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 350
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Blue Guide: Wales (1979) 17
..................  Curious Fox: UK Counties and Shires [online] (2002). accessed 16 Dec 2002
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) IV, 309
..................  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)
..................  Times Atlas of the World (1994) 59
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984) 350
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
..........  Oxford English Reference Dictionary (1996)

 

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