Llanelli Rural

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Coordinates: 51°40′59″N 4°07′48″W / 51.683°N 4.130°W / 51.683; -4.130

Coat of Arms of Llanelli Rural Community Council, reads "Cyngor Gwledig Llanelli", Welsh for Llanelli Rural Council.

Llanelli Rural (Welsh: Llanelli Wledig) is a community in Carmarthenshire, Wales. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 21,043,[1] increasing to 22,800 at the 2011 Census.[2] Despite its name it covers large parts of the Llanelli urban area, including Bynea, Llwynhendy, Cefncaeau, Pemberton, Bryn, Penceiliogi, Dafen, Felinfoel, Swiss Valley, along with the villages of Pont-Henri, Carway, Pwll, and Five Roads, as well as a number of hamlets. The community entirely surrounds Llanelli, except at sea.

Llanelli Rural Council governs the area at a community level. The council headquarters is located in Llanelli town centre.

The community of Llanelli Rural is bordered by the communities of: Llanelli; Pembrey and Burry Port Town; Trimsaran; Llangyndeyrn; Pontyberem; Llannon; and Llangennech, all being in Carmarthenshire; and by: Gorseinon; Llwchwr; Gowerton; Llanrhidian Higher; and Llanrhidian Lower, all being in the City and County of Swansea.

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