Llandybie


Llandybie

Llandybie is a civil parish, and a large village two miles north of Ammanford in Carmarthenshire, West Wales.

The latest Ordnance Survey map the Grid reference at the centre of the village is SN 617 154. According to the United Kingdom Census 2001 the village is home to 3,800, while the parish , which also includes the villages of Penygroes, Penybanc, Capel Hendre, Caerbryn, Blaenau, Cwmgwili, Pentregwenlais and Saron has 8,800 inhabitants.

Llandybie hosted the National Eisteddfod in 1944. It benefits from a railway station on the Heart of Wales Line. It has a primary school, Llandybie CP School, which is located in the North Easterly fringe of the village.

Llandybie was the first place in the world where the mineral Brammallite was found.

The village is served by Llandybie railway station.

External links

*gbmapping|SN616155
* [http://www.ysgolccc.org.uk/dybie/ Llandybie CP School]
* [http://www.geograph.org.uk/search.php?i=2749534 www.geograph.co.uk : photos of Llandybie and surrounding area]


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