Longest English (Welsh) word (placename)

Longest English (Welsh) word (placename)

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The brilliant moment this weather presenter nails Europe's longest place name... live on TV

The brilliant moment this weather presenter nails Europe's longest place name... live on TV

llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch- St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St Tysilio of the red cave (so you can't miss finding it when you are wandering around Wales...) (and this is a stock photo, not the fandamily)

llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyll-llantysiliogogogoch- St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St Tysilio of the red cave (so you can't miss finding it when you are wandering around Wales...) (and this is a stock photo, not the fandamily)

Our newest Welsh-themed rubber stamp, Spring 2015. The famous Welsh village with the longest place name in the UK and one of the longest in the world (for a single word). Available in our Etsy shop and website, triskelt.com

Our newest Welsh-themed rubber stamp, Spring 2015. The famous Welsh village with the longest place name in the UK and one of the longest in the world (for a single word). Available in our Etsy shop and website, triskelt.com

On the Welsh island of Anglesey, across the Menai Strait from the city of Bangor, sits Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, an unassuming old fishing village. Its 3,000 residents welcome more than 200,000 visitors every year, almost entirely on the strength of its 58-letter name. This 19-syllable jawbreaker is the longest place-name in Europe, and the longest one-word name of any municipality in the world.

On the Welsh island of Anglesey, across the Menai Strait from the city of Bangor, sits Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, an unassuming old fishing village. Its 3,000 residents welcome more than 200,000 visitors every year, almost entirely on the strength of its 58-letter name. This 19-syllable jawbreaker is the longest place-name in Europe, and the longest one-word name of any municipality in the world.

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Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch station sign (cropped version 1) - Wikipedia:Unusual place names - Wikipedia

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch station sign (cropped version 1) - Wikipedia:Unusual place names - Wikipedia

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