Pwllheli

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Pwllheli
Cei'r Gogledd - North Quay Pwllheli - geograph.org.uk - 355491.jpg
North Quay
Population4,076 (2011 census)
OS grid referenceSH374350
Principal area
Ceremonial county
CountryWales
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townPWLLHELI
Postcode districtLL53
Dialling code01758
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
AmbulanceWelsh
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
Wales
Gwynedd

Pwllheli is a seaside resort and community in the county of Gwynedd in Wales. It is also the main market town of the Llŷn Peninsula.

In 2011, the community had a population of 4,076 people, of which 81%, are speakers of the Welsh language.

The town's name means salt water basin.

The political party Plaid Cymru (The Party of Wales) was founded in Pwllheli.

The town is the northern terminus of the Cambrian Coast Line railway line from Shrewsbury.

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