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Frequently Asked Questions are listed in order of popularity.

What are the major cities in Wales?
Cardiff (Caerdydd) the capital, Swansea (Abertawe) and Newport (Casnewydd).


What is the longest place-name in Wales?
Its full name is Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwll-llantysiliogogogoch which means The Church of St Mary in the hollow of the white hazel near the rapid whirlpool and the church of St Tysilio near a red cave, although it is usually shortened to Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG.

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  • Keeping up with the Joneses: The Story of the Welsh in the USA on Exhibit in Virginia
    Welsh Assembly Government, New York, 5/14/2007


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