Afon Wyre

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Afon Wyre
River Wyre
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The Afon Wyre at Tyncoed
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Location of the mouth in Wales
Country United Kingdom
Region Wales
DistrictCounty of Ceredigion
Physical characteristics
52°18′21.26″N4°9′42.71″W / 52.3059056°N 4.1618639°W / 52.3059056; -4.1618639 Coordinates: 52°18′21.26″N4°9′42.71″W / 52.3059056°N 4.1618639°W / 52.3059056; -4.1618639

Afon Wyre (Welsh pronunciation:  [ˈwərɛ] Loudspeaker.svg pronunciation  ), (English: River Wyre), is a small river in the county of Ceredigion, Wales; also called Afon Wyre Fawr ("Great Wyre") and formerly Gwyrai. [1]

The river runs north from its source for about 1.5 miles or 2.5 km, through Lledrod, and then turns west for the bulk of its course (about 8 miles or 13 km), passing through Llangwyryfon and Llanrhystud (where it is joined by the Wyre Fach (Little Wyre) and Carrog) before emptying into Cardigan Bay.

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  1. "Croeso i - Welcome to Llanrhystud a village with a very intresting[sic] history". Llanrhystud Online. Retrieved 12 July 2021.