|a county of W Wales, on Cardigan Bay: created in 1996 from part of Dyfed; corresponds to the former Cardiganshire (abolished 1974): mainly agricultural, with the Cambrian Mountains in the E and N. Administrative centre: Aberaeron. Pop: 77 200 (2003 est). Area: 1793 sq km (692 sq miles)|
county in Wales, extending from the western coast on Cardigan Bay to inland hills and valleys and the upland of Plynlimon, with an elevation of 2,468 feet (752 metres). Ceredigion is coterminous with the historic county of Cardiganshire
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