Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in Wales is the longest place name in Europe. In English it means “The Church of Mary in the Hollow of the White Hazel near the Fierce Whirlpool and the Church of Tysilio by the Red Cave.
The place is located in North West Wales, just 230 miles from where I live.
Welcome to Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwyllllantysiliogogogoch (An Introduction) https://youtu.be/_3b2F-bkAdM
If you’re not sure how to pronounce this name place, then this song may help:-
How to Say Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in a song: https://youtu.be/1BXKsQ2nbno
Also, CNN News Report (Weatherman nails town's super long name): https://youtu.be/dCGkqUr1kbY
Other place names in the UK that Americans struggle to say correctly:-
How to Pronounce UK Place Names (Correctly said, after an American attempts each name in turn): https://youtu.be/9q7VjLVU8Ec
I can't say It, but my husband can and often used to recite it to our kids when we holidayed in Wales many years ago.
I can say it, listen;
How was my accent, close?
If you are addressing a letter to someone who lives there, you have to have a long envelope.
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