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Counties of Wales

Can you name the 22 principal areas (commonly known as counties) of Wales?
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County
Blaenau Gwent
Bridgend 
Caerphilly
Cardiff 
Carmarthenshire
Ceredigion
Conwy
Denbighshire
Flintshire
Gwynedd
Isle of Anglesey
County
Merthyr Tydfil
Monmouthshire
Neath Port Talbot
Newport
Pembrokeshire
Powys
Rhondda Cynon Taf 
Swansea
Torfaen
Vale of Glamorgan
Wrexham
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Level 20
Jan 12, 2013
100% - Welsh and Proud
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Level 92
Jun 8, 2016
Took me a long time to get to Gwynedd, couldn't get Snowdonia out of my head.
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Level 65
Jun 19, 2016
Not sure, but I think it's not on Scroll mods :)
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Level 60
Jul 3, 2016
No it's not on scroll mode
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Level ∞
Jul 3, 2016
It is now
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Level 88
Aug 2, 2016
I wish it were a little more forgiving for those of unfamiliar with Gaelic languages.
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Level 60
Aug 2, 2016
Those are the proper place names of the area, how much more forgiving can it be?
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Level 28
Nov 1, 2016
FYI, Welsh is Brythonic. Irish is Gaelic.
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Level 60
Aug 2, 2016
sounds like places from LOTR
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Level 55
Jul 31, 2017
Tolkien was indeed inspired by the Welsh language when he wrote LOTR
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Level 71
Aug 4, 2016
Does anyone else think the map of Wales looks like a boar's head?
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Level 51
Aug 5, 2016
Where's Clwyd?
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Level 28
Nov 1, 2016
Clwyd hasn't been around for 20 odd years. It got dissolved and replaced with Conwy, Denbigshire and Flintshire.
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Level 86
May 12, 2023
Clwyd's council was dissolved. Clwyd as a county was explicitly preserved (albeit with slightly tweaked borders) in the same legislation that dissolved it's council.
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Level 57
Oct 28, 2016
I'm currently in Blaenau Gwentl The landscape is dramatic, but the towns look like they could be in Romania
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Level 67
Aug 4, 2018
Difficult- but good.
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Level 62
Aug 5, 2019
Wow I really need to get to know more about Wales it’s only 150 miles from me as well
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Level 58
Apr 12, 2020
I think it's free to get in now!
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Level 65
Apr 7, 2020
Please accept Wrecsam
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Level 56
Apr 28, 2020
The largest county has the smallest name
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Level 56
May 6, 2020
When I click on the map, it doesn't zoom in. Otherwise, great quiz! :)
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Level 65
Apr 23, 2021
I got 0. I only guessed Llanfairpwll...gogogoch.
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Level 64
Apr 3, 2022
I can pronounce Gwyneth. Just couldn't for the life of me remember how to spell it
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Level 24
Jul 8, 2022
Finally, I memorised all counties of wales. Now I know every council/county in GB Yahoo
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Level 30
Aug 23, 2022
i dont know scotland and northern ireland yet