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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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