58 Letters

Originally known as Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll, this village located on the island of Anglesey in Wales now has the longest place name in Europe.

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

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The long form of the name is 58 letters in length.

The name is Welsh for

"St Mary’s church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio of the red cave".

The location of this town is the red dot on the map

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