Brecknock Rural District

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Coordinates: 51°56′49″N 3°23′28″W / 51.947°N 3.391°W / 51.947; -3.391

Brecknock
Area
 - 1901 189,532 acres (767.0 km2)
 - 1961 189,532 acres (767.0 km2)
Population
 - 1901 9,758
 - 1971 6,893
History
 - Created 1894
 - Abolished 1974
 - Succeeded by Brecknock
Status Rural district
 - HQ Brecon

Brecknock was a rural district in the administrative county of Breconshire, Wales, from 1894 - 1974. The district surrounded, but did not include, the town of Brecon, which was a separate municipal borough.

In 1974 local government throughout Wales was reorganised. Under the Local Government Act 1972 the rural district was abolished and it was combined with a number of other districts to form the Borough of Brecknock, one of three districts of the new county of Powys.

The district comprised the following civil parishes.[1] They are listed below using the spelling current at the times of the rural district's existence:

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