Cefneithin

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Cefneithin
Cefneithin is located in Carmarthenshire
Cefneithin
Cefneithin
Location within Carmarthenshire
OS grid referenceSN550139
Community
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townLLANELLI
Postcode districtSA14
Dialling code01269
PoliceDyfed-Powys
FireMid and West Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Carmarthenshire
51°48′19″N 4°06′13″W / 51.805169°N 4.103653°W / 51.805169; -4.103653Coordinates: 51°48′19″N 4°06′13″W / 51.805169°N 4.103653°W / 51.805169; -4.103653

Cefneithin (About this soundWelsh pronunciation) is a village in Carmarthenshire, Wales, in the Carmarthenshire coalfield area. It lies just off the A48 road, 7 miles north west of Ammanford and 9 miles north of Llanelli. The Gwendraeth Fawr river flows nearby. It has a hairdresser, a village hall and primary and secondary schools.

The village is notable as the birthplace of two of the greatest names in Welsh rugby union, Carwyn James, Barry John both of whom played for Cefneithin RFC.

Cefneithin was the birthplace of Ronnie Williams, of Ryan and Ronnie fame, along with Mike Hopkins.[1]

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