Quarter Bach

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Coordinates: 51°49′19″N 3°49′52″W / 51.822°N 3.831°W / 51.822; -3.831 Quarter Bach is a community located in Carmarthenshire, Wales. Prior to 23 December 1881, the area was a part of the parish of Llangadog.[1]

It is at the foot of the Black Mountain, in the far east of the county. The main settlement here is Upper Brynaman, though it also includes Cefnbrynbrain, Rhosaman and Ystradowen, as well as a substantial amount of open moorland.

According to the 2001 Census, 75.2% of people in Quarter Bach can speak Welsh, the highest percentage of any ward in Carmarthenshire and indeed in the southern half of Wales.


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