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This category leads to websites for the county borough of Gwynedd in North West of Wales,
which includes the highest peak in Wales, Snowdon at 3,560 feet (1,085 metres).
Two thirds of the population speak Welsh, a greater percentage than any other county.
The name Gwynedd, is taken from the ancient Kingdom of North Wales since the Roman withdrawal,
when led by Cunedda Wledig, from which the name Gwynedd is derived.
The name was resurrected in 1996, following the division of Wales into its 22 unitary authorities, and applied
to the smaller area, mainly from the ceremonial counties of Caernarvonshire and Merionethshire.
The most northern part of the kingdom, is now the unitary authority  Isle of Anglesey,
leaving the north west boundary along the Menai Strait, between  Bangor and  Caernarfon.
Gwynedd extends into the Irish Sea, along the Lleyn Peninsula, represented by  Nefyn on
its north coast, to Bardsey Island off the coast from  Aberdaron.
From the west, along the south coast are  AbersochPwllheliPorthmadog.
South across the mouth of Afon Dylif from Porthmadog is the west coast of old county
of Merionethshire, represented by  Harlech.
Gwynedd extends along the west coast, south to  Aberdovey, where the mouth of
the Dovey separates the county from Ceredigion at  AbersochPwllheliBorth.
Inland the Dovey forms the boundary with Powys at  Machynlleth, through the Dyfi Forest
and including  Bala to the boundary at Glan-yr-afon, before Denbighshire at  Corwen.
Then northwest, the boundary with  Conwy County Borough, envelops  Blaenau Ffestiniog
Llanberis and  Bethesda, before reaching the north coast between  Llanfairfechan and Bangor.
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