Caernarvon

All Sources -
Updated Media sources (1) About encyclopedia.com content Print Topic Share Topic
views updated

Caernarvon (Caernarfon) Market town on the Menai Strait, Gwnedd, nw Wales. It has a 13th-century castle built by Edward I, whose son, Edward II, was crowned the first Prince of Wales (1301). The Princes of Wales are now invested here (most recently, in 1969, Charles). The principal industry is tourism. Pop. (1992 est.) 9600.

http://www.castlewales.com/home.html

More From encyclopedia.com

You Might Also Like