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Llandwrog village centre

Llandwrog (Welsh language: meaning 'The church of Saint Twrog') is a village and community in Gwynedd, north-west Wales, most notable for the presence of the headquarters of Welsh record label Sain and the site of Caernarfon Airport. It has a population of 2,466.[1]

It was the base of the first ever Sea and Mountain Rescue team,[citation needed] and includes the estate of Glynllifon.

RAF Llandwrog was a training airfield during World War II, and was later used as a weapons storage facility. It had a key role in Operation Sandcastle, where a large quantity of Nazi Tabun weapons were stored prior to eventual disposal at sea.


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Coordinates: 53°04′N 4°19′W / 53.067°N 4.317°W / 53.067; -4.317