- Llanelli (district)
infobox historic subdivision
PopulationFirst= 76,937Fact|date=September 2008
The Borough of Llanelli was one of thirty-seven local government districts in
Walesfrom 1974 to 1996. It was the smallest of six districts in the newly-created county of Dyfed, and was formed under the Local Government Act 1972by a merger of the municipal boroughs of Llanelliand Kidwelly, Burry Port urban districtand Llanelli Rural Districtall in the former administrative countyof Carmarthenshire. The district was governed by Llanelli Borough Councilwhich was based in the town of Llanelli.
The district was abolished in 1996 to form part of the new
unitary authorityof Carmarthenshire.
coat of armswith the motto 'Ymlaen Llanelli' was transferred from the former municipal borough to the Llanelli Borough Councilby Order in Councilin 1975. [The Local Authorities (Armorial Bearings) Order 1975 (S.I. 1975 No. 621)] Llanelli Town Council, which covers the same area as the former municipal borough, was granted a new coat of arms in 1981. [Llanelli Town Council coat of arms [http://www.llanellitowncouncil.gov.uk/coat.htm] ]
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