llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

September 19, 2005 § 2 Comments

is not only the longest village name, it also has the longest valid domainname. The problem with the valid domain name is that the 63 characters are not enough for the complete name of the village.



What it means:


Saint Mary’s Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.

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§ 2 Responses to llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

  • Mich says:

    I heard about that village when I used to be in school during my english class 🙂

    Our book was named “Criss Cross” and there was a picture of the plate indicating the village in it…

  • Mikey's blog says:

    Want to play a game of scrabble ? As place names are not allowed in scrabble, you’ll have to go for something else than llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch.
    Not to worry again, the Welsh language will still help you to beat everybo

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