Gwynedd

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Gwynedd
Location of Gwynedd
Admin HQCaernarfon
Lairgest ceetyBangor
Govrenment
 • Teep
The Airms o the umwhile Gwynedd County Council
1974–1996
http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/
 • ControlTBA (council NOC)
 • MPs
 • AMs
 • MEPs
Area
 • Total2,548 km2 (984 sq mi)
Aurie rankRanked 2nt
Population
 (2017)
 • Tot123,700
 • RankRanked 14th
 • Density48/km2 (120/sq mi)
 • Density rankRanked 20t
 • Ethnicity
99.0% White
Welsh leid
 • RankRanked 1st
 • Ony skills76.1%
Geocode00NC (ONS)
W06000002 (GSS)
ISO 3166 codeGB-GWN

Gwynedd (Welsh pronunciation: [ˈɡwɪnɛð]) is a coonty in north-wast Wales, named efter the auld Kinrick o Gwynedd. Although ane o the biggest in terms o geographical aurie, it is an aa ane o the maist sparsely populatit. A lairge proportion o the population is Welsh-speakin.

Gwynedd is the hame o Bangor University an includes the scenic Llŷn Peninsula, an maist o the Snowdonia National Park.

The name "Gwynedd" is an aa uised for a preserved coonty, coverin the Isle o Anglesey as well as the current coonty. Culturally an historically, the name can an aa be uised for maist o north Wales, correspondin tae the approximate territory o the Kinrick o Gwynedd at its fullest extent: Gwynedd Uwch Conwy an Gwynedd Is Conwy).