Map of Carmarthenshire
As the major cities are listed on this map of Carmarthenshire, you will find it easy to locate the most convenient hotels, car hire companies and travel insurance agencies in the area before you embark on your trip. This map of Carmarthenshire illustrates the major cities of this sea-sided English province, its capital, its major courses of water and its boundaries. During your trip to England, you should always keep this map of Carmarthenshire at hand to help you orientate.
This is a map of Carmarthenshire, which should provide you details surrounding the motorways, regional and provincial divides, roads and streets of the area.
Carmarthenshire is one of Wales’s unitary authority. Carmarthenshire is also one of Wales’s thirteen historic counties and is located in the south west of Wales. Out of all the historic counties, it is the third largest. Ammanford, Carmarthen and Llanelli are the three largest towns in the county. Carmarthen is the administrative centre and county town of Carmarthenshire. It is also the most populated settlement around the town of Llanelli as well as the area.
The “Garden of Wales” is the nickname given to Carmarthenshire due to its large amount of agricultural produce and fertile land. The total area that Carmarthenshire has is just under 2,400 km squared giving it the rank of 3 compared to other historic counties. It has a total population of 183,000 (4th Rank) and a population density of 75 people per km squared (Ranked 18th).
Ceredigion bounds the county to the north, Neath Port Talbot, Swansea and Powys to the east, the Atlantic Ocean to the south and Pembrokeshire to the west. Most of the region is generally mountainous and upland.
Extending into the east of the county is the Black Mountain and the Fforest Fawer to the north the Cambrian Mountains extend in. Many sandy beaches and fishing villages can be found in the south coast. Fan Brycheiniog which measures 770m (2,525 ft) is the highest point in the county. Powys however, is the main summit. Wales’s largest historic county by area is Carmarthenshire.