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Llangennech, Carmarthenshire

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Llangennech, Carmarthenshire

Llangennech is a village in the area of Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, West Wales, United Kingdom. It is governed by Carmarthenshire County Council and Llanelli Rural council. It falls in the Llanelli parliament Constituency. Llangennech is also the name of an electoral ward coterminous with the village and has its own community council. It was formerly a coal mining community, with several local collieries mining steam coal.
Administrative CountyCarmarthenshire
Traditional CountyCarmarthenshire
OS GridSN5501
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityDyfed Powys
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityMid and West Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01554
Population4,510 (2001 census)

Llangennech, Carmarthenshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Llangennech, par. and ry. sta., Carmarthenshire, in S. of co., on river Llwchwr, 5 miles NE. of Llanelly, 2384 ac., pop. 1971; P.O.; has tinworks; contains the seat of Llangennech Park.

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