Carmarthen is the capital of Carmarthenshire on the South Wales Railway, and the river Towey, with a population of 9,993. It is one of the most healthy towns, and commands a view of one of the finest vales in the principality.
From the station, the old castle gateway, with its two flanking towers, and the huge embattled tower, now a portion of the church, frowning upon it in gloomy majesty, is very striking. Neath is a busy place, from its being a coal and mineral port. Here the flue Vale of Neath may be ascended to the beautiful waterfalls at its summit.
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This is a small decayed borough, having a population of about 1,652, engaged principally as tin-workers.
Cardiff, a borough town, and capital of Glamorganshire, is built on the east bank of the river Taff or Tay, near its entrance into the mouth of the Severn.