Caernarfonshire

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Caernarfonshire
Welsh: Sir Gaernarfon
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Location of Caernarfonshire in Wales
Area
 • 1831370,273 acres (1,498.44 km2)
 • 1911365,986 acres (1,481.09 km2)
 • 1961364,108 acres (1,473.49 km2)
Population
 • 183166,448[1]
 • 1911125,043
 • 1961121,767
Density
 • 18310.2/acre
 • 19110.3/acre
 • 19610.3/acre
History
Chapman codeCAE
GovernmentCarnarvonshire County Council (1889 - 1926)
Caernarvonshire County Council (1926-1974)
 • HQCounty Hall, Caernarfon
 • MottoCadernid Gwynedd (The strength of Gwynedd)

Caernarfonshire (/kərˈnɑːrvənʃər/; Welsh: Sir Gaernarfon, Welsh pronunciation: [ˈsir gaɨ̯rˈnarvɔn]), historically spelled as Caernarvonshire or Carnarvonshire in English, is one of the thirteen historic counties, a vice-county.

References[change | change source]

  1. Vision of Britain - 1831 Census