Dulas, Anglesey

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City Dulas
Dulas Boats and Ship's Chandlery, City Dulas - geograph.org.uk - 396669.jpg
City Dulas is located in Anglesey
City Dulas
City Dulas
Location within Anglesey
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townDULAS
Postcode districtLL70
PoliceNorth Wales
FireNorth Wales
UK Parliament
Senedd Cymru – Welsh Parliament
List of places
53°21′50″N 4°18′06″W / 53.363947°N 4.301532°W / 53.363947; -4.301532Coordinates: 53°21′50″N 4°18′06″W / 53.363947°N 4.301532°W / 53.363947; -4.301532

Dulas (About this soundWelsh pronunciation) or City Dulas[1] is a village in Anglesey, in north-west Wales.[citation needed] It is situated on the A5025 road, near the coast (Dulas Bay) at only 5 metres (16 ft) above sea level. It is in the community of Llaneilian.

Origin of the name[edit]

The village has never held the status of a city and "City" is not a recognisable Welsh word, so its origin is unclear. It may be that the name came from an Anglicisation of Saith Tŷ, which is Welsh for "Seven Houses".

There are two places in Wales simply called 'City': City, Powys and City, Vale of Glamorgan.

Map of Llaneilian Community, showing City Dulas and its churches.[2]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey mapping
  2. ^ historicwales.gov.uk the map enabled portal for historic environment in Llaneilian. Accessed 8 October 2017