A Small Welsh Town with a Big Welsh Name (09/30/2019)

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a small, quiet town on the Island of Anglesey off the northwest coast of North Wales, famous for having the longest place name in an English-speaking country.


33 miles west of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the South Stack Lighthouse. The South Stack Lighthouse is built on the summit of a small island off the north-west coast of Holy Island, Anglesey, Wales. It was built in 1809 to warn ships of the dangerous rocks below.

Thank you for visiting!

47 thoughts on “A Small Welsh Town with a Big Welsh Name (09/30/2019)

  1. Google translate in Welsh took 6 seconds to say this name, I think the natives of this place will never have public speaking anxiety. Just ask them the name of their town and they will break the nervousness barrier with the answer 😉

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  2. A part of my job was on Anglesea. in Holyhead. And all the people I met there now how to say this! Still, it’s not the longest name – Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu .. New Zealand.


  3. I seem to recall there is a song by Stephen Sondheim that has this town’s name in it. And in thsi song there is also another town with an excessively long name. I will ahve to look it up now!


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