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Information Anglesey

Anglesey has a population of 68.800 on 712 sq km. Holyhead is the chief town. It is a region of low, rolling hills.

map Anglesey The most important industries are agriculture and stock raising.

Two bridges over the Menai Strait connect the island to the mainland.

The town of Menai Bridge has long been a stock-trading center for NW Wales.

Anglesey is said to have been the last refuge of the druids from the Romans in Britain.

Penmynydd, at the center of the island, was the home of Owen Tudor, founder of the house of Tudor.

Things to do for visitors are walking, cycling, fishing, surfing and bird watching. There are beaches on the island and a lot of interesting sites to visit, for example:
Beaumaris Castle in Beaumaris, South Stack Lighthouse near Holyhead, villages and towns of the island, ancient standing stones, burial chambers, and other neolithic items of interest.

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