View of Llyn Llydaw from Crib Goch, Snowdonia National Park
|Councils||Gwynedd, Conwy, North Wales|
|- elevation||1,085 m (3,560 ft)|
|Area||838 sq mi (2,170 km²)|
|National Park of Wales||1951|
|IUCN category||V - Protected Landscape/Seascape|
A map of Snowdonia National Park shown in relation to North Wales.
Name and extent[change | edit source]
Before the National Park was made, "Snowdonia" used to refer to a much smaller area around Snowdon itself.
More than 26,000 people live in Snowdonia. It attracts over 6 million visitors every year .
Most of the land is either open or mountainous land, but there is also some farm-land
Snowdonia National Park has a hole in the middle, around the town of Blaenau Ffestiniog
Mountain ranges[change | edit source]
References[change | edit source]
- Park Profile 2007. Snowdonia National Park Authority.
Other websites[change | edit source]
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to: Snowdonia|
|Wikivoyage has a travel guide about: Snowdonia|
- Snowdonia National Park Authority
- Snowdonia Society
- Photographs and walking guide to Snowdonia
- Photographs of Snowdonia