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Bangor, Gwynedd

UK Place
Population21735 ((2008 estimate))
Admin. divisions of WalesGwynedd
Ceremonial countyGwynedd
Other Information
Post townBANGOR
Postcode districtLL57 LL
Dialling code01248
UK ParliamentArfon
Welsh AssemblyArfon

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Bangor is a city in Gwynedd, north west Wales, and one of the smallest cities in Britain. It is a university city with a population of 13,725 at the 2001 census, not including around 10,000 students at Bangor University. Including nearby Menai Bridge on Anglesey, which does not however form part of the City of Bangor itself, the population is about 18,000. It is one of only five places classed as a city in Wales, although it is only the 36th largest urban area by population. According to the census, 46.6% of the population speak Welsh. Bangor has been called "The Athens of Wales".

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Death in park inquest adjourned - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--A man who was found in a park in -Bangor-, -Gwynedd-, died from hypothermia, a post-mortem examination has revealed. An inquest has been opened and adjourned ... - Date : Thu, 23 Dec 2010 14:02:02 GMT+00:00
Revellers warning as freeze bites - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Traffic in the centre of -Bangor-, -Gwynedd-, was reported as being at a standstill because of the snow and funeral services at the town's crematorium had to be ... - Date : Fri, 17 Dec 2010 06:43:19 GMT+00:00
Most grass fires are 'deliberate' - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--Hundreds of grass fires were reported on some nights in March with incidents in Rhondda Cynon Taf, -Bangor-, -Gwynedd- and on Gower, Swansea. ... - Date : Fri, 27 Aug 2010 06:01:08 GMT+00:00
Afghan women must have a direct say in their own future - The Guardian Tweet this news
The Guardian---...- pointed out years ago that "Men are not from Mars, women are not from Venus (News), but pop psychology is from Uranus. Dr Justin Lloyde -Bangor Gwynedd-.--- - Date : Sat, 21 Aug 2010 23:05:07 GMT+00:00
Art dealers inquire about buying £40m Rembrandt - WalesOnline Tweet this news
WalesOnline--Inquiries have been made about the availability of Rembrandt's Portrait of Catrina Hooghsaet, which is on display at Penrhyn Castle in -Bangor-, -Gwynedd-. ... - Date : Thu, 19 Aug 2010 06:34:22 GMT+00:00
Major events' support scrutinised - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News---Gwynedd- council is looking at ways to maximise the support it gives major events taking place in the county. The development scrutiny committee will be told ... - Date : Tue, 14 Sep 2010 06:16:48 GMT+00:00
Death of Welsh language poet Iwan Llwyd, aged 52 - BBC News Tweet this news
BBC News--His body was found at a house in -Bangor- in -Gwynedd- on Friday. Mr Llwyd won the National Eisteddfod Crown in Rhymney Valley, south Wales in 1990 for his ... - Date : Fri, 28 May 2010 18:11:38 GMT+00:00

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