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Mid Wales (Welsh: Canolbarth Cymru or simply Y Canolbarth "The Midlands") is the name given to central region of Wales. The Mid Wales Regional Committee of the National Assembly for Wales covered the counties of Ceredigion and Powys and the area of Gwynedd comprising the former district of Meirionydd.[1] A similar definition is used by the BBC.[2] The Wales Spatial Plan defines a region known as "Central Wales" which covers Ceredigion and Powys.[3]

Mid Wales is dominated by the Cambrian Mountains, including the area sometimes referred to as the "Green Desert of Wales".[4] The region is sparsely populated, with an economy dependent on farming and small businesses.[5]


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Coordinates: 52°22′N 2°53′W / 52.367°N 2.883°W / 52.367; -2.883


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Up to date as of January 14, 2010

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Mid Wales is in the United Kingdom.

Map of Mid Wales
Map of Mid Wales
  • work on organic farms - Wales is home to many communes and organic farms, and WWOOF can arrange for volunteers to work for free at some of these place in exchange for room and board. It is an excellent way to experience life in the Welsh country-side, make friends and, at the same time, learn a little about organic farming.
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