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The small town of Llanfairpwll­gwyngyllgogery­chwyrndrobwll­llantysilio­gogogoch holds the world record for the longest town name. In English it means St Mary's Church in the hollow of the white hazel near to the rapid whirlpool of Llantysilio of the Red Cave.

Wales is a part of the United Kingdom like England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. Around three million people live there. Most of them live in the south where you can find the capital Cardiff.

Most people are christians and come from the area. Around a fifth migrated from the rest of the United Kingdom and only a few people from other countries. Many Welsh see themselves as celts. More than one out of ten people can write and speak Welsh. Both English and Welsh are official languages in Wales. In Welsh the country is called Cymru, speak Cumree.

The welsh peninsula is located at the sea. It has many hills and meadows. Large areas are under nature protection. There used to be a lot of industry in Wales because of the mining of coal, iron and lime. However, these companies have disappeared because you can no longer earn enough money with them.