Waun-Ddu

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Waun-ddu
Site of Special Scientific Interest
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Location within Wales
Area of Search Wales
Grid reference SN8214430535
Coordinates 51°57′39″N3°43′00″W / 51.960767°N 3.7166736°W / 51.960767; -3.7166736 Coordinates: 51°57′39″N3°43′00″W / 51.960767°N 3.7166736°W / 51.960767; -3.7166736
InterestBiological
Area35.42 ha
Notification 1 January 1973

Waun-Ddu is a Site of Special Scientific Interest in Carmarthen & Dinefwr, Wales.

Site of Special Scientific Interest Conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom

A Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) in Great Britain or an Area of Special Scientific Interest (ASSI) in the Isle of Man and Northern Ireland is a conservation designation denoting a protected area in the United Kingdom and Isle of Man. SSSI/ASSIs are the basic building block of site-based nature conservation legislation and most other legal nature/geological conservation designations in the United Kingdom are based upon them, including national nature reserves, Ramsar sites, Special Protection Areas, and Special Areas of Conservation. The acronym "SSSI" is often pronounced "triple-S I".

Carmarthenshire an local government area in Wales

Carmarthenshire is a unitary authority in southwest Wales, and one of the historic counties of Wales. The three largest towns are Llanelli, Carmarthen and Ammanford. Carmarthen is the county town and administrative centre.

Wales Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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