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Llanarthney (Welsh: Llanarthne) is a village and community in Carmarthenshire, Wales, located 12 kilometres to the east of Carmarthen and 10 kilometres to the south-west of Llandeilo. It has a population of 738,[1] of whom 61% are Welsh-speaking (2001 UK Census). At the 2011 Census the population had reduced slightly to 765.[2]

The community is bordered by the communities of: Llanegwad; Llangathen; Llanfihangel Aberbythych; Gorslas; Llanddarog; Llangunnor; and Abergwili, all being in Carmarthenshire.


It has been home to the National Botanic Garden of Wales since 2000.


  1. ^ Census 2001
  2. ^ "Community population 2011". Retrieved 14 April 2015. 

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Coordinates: 51°52′N 4°08′W / 51.867°N 4.133°W / 51.867; -4.133