Gwynedd

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Gwynedd
local govrenment aurie
Location of Gwynedd
Admin HQ Caernarfon
Lairgest ceety Bangor
Govrenment
 • Teep
The Airms o the umwhile Gwynedd County Council
1974–1996
http://www.gwynedd.gov.uk/
 • Control TBA (council NOC)
 • MPs
 • AMs
  • Siân Gwenllian
    (Constituency)
  • Dafydd Elis Thomas
    (Constituency)
  • Nathan Gill
  • Michelle Brown
  • Llyr Huws Gruffydd
  • North Wales (Pairt),
  • Mid and West Wales (Pairt)
    (Regional)
  •  • MEPs
  • Wales
  • Aurie
     • Total 2,548 km2 (984 sq mi)
    Aurie rank Ranked 2nt
    Population (2016)
     • Tot 123,600
     • Rank Ranked 14t
     • Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
     • Density rank Ranked 20t
     • Ethnicity 99.0% White
    Welsh leid
     • Rank Ranked 1st
     • Ony skills 76.1%
    Geocode 00NC (ONS)
    W06000002 (GSS)
    ISO 3166 code GB-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).