Where is the small community boasting Europe’s longest place name found?
The small community of Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is also known as Llanfair PG or Llanfairpwll. It is on the island of Anglesey along the western coast of Britain. It holds the honor of having the longest single-word name for a place in Europe. The extravagant name, when translated, means “Saint Mary’s Church in a hollow of white hazel near the swirling whirlpool of the church of Saint Tysilio with a red cave.” Source: Discovery.com
Wales is a country in southwest Great Britain known for its rugged coastline, mountainous national parks, distinctive Welsh language and Celtic culture. Cardiff, the capital, is a refined coastal city with a nightlife scene and a medieval castle with ornate Gothic Revival interiors. In the northwest, Snowdonia National Park has lakes, glacial landforms, hiking trails and a railway up to the peak of Snowdon.