Dyfed-Powys Region in sw Wales; the administrative centre is Carmarthen. The Cambrian Mountains extend to the coast. Agriculture is based on livestock rearing, and the cultivation of crops. Industries: fishing, timber, woollen textiles and tourism. Area: 5765sq km (2226sq mi). Pop. (1999) 480,663.
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