(also referred to as Breconshire
Bordered by Glamorganshire
to the south-west, Monmouthshire
to the south-east, Carmarthenshire
to the west, Herefordshire
to the east, Cardiganshire
to the north-west and Radnorshire
to the north.
The county is home to the Brecon Beacons National Park.
Princial towns include the county town Brecon, Builth Wells, Brynmawr and Crickhowell.