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Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Aberdaron, Gwynedd

Aberdaron is a community and former fishing village at the western tip of the Llŷn Peninsula in the Welsh county of Gwynedd. It lies 14.8 miles west of Pwllheli and 33.5 miles south west of Caernarfon, and has a population of 1,019. It is sometimes referred to as the "Land's End of Wales". The community includes Bardsey Island, the coastal area around Porthoer, and the villages of Anelog, Llanfaelrhys, Penycaerau, Rhoshirwaun, Rhydlios, Uwchmynydd and Y Rhiw.
Post townPWLLHELI
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH1726
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryWales
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01758
Population1,019 (2001)
 

Other names by which Aberdaron, Gwynedd has been known in the past

Aberdarron

Aberdaron, Gwynedd in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Aberdaron, par. and vil., SW. Carnarvonshire, at head of bay of same name, 20 miles SW. of Pwllheli ry. sta., 7078 ac. (175 water), pop. 1202; P.O.

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