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Porthmadog, Gwynedd

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Porthmadog, Gwynedd

Porthmadog, known locally as "Port", and since 1974, rendered into Welsh from its former Anglicised form, Portmadoc, is a small coastal town and community in the Eifionydd area of Gwynedd, in Wales. Prior to the Local Government Act 1972 it was in the administrative county of Caernarfonshire. The town lies 5 miles east of Criccieth, 11 miles south west of Blaenau Ffestiniog, 25 miles north of Dolgellau and 20 miles south of Caernarfon. It has a population of 4,187.
Administrative CountyGwynedd
Traditional CountyCaernarfonshire
OS GridSH5638
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code01766

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