Welsh place names in other countries

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Welsh place names in other countries is a list of placenames in countries outside of Wales which are named after places in Wales, or derived from the Welsh language, or are known to be named after a Welsh person.


Argentina[edit]

Australia[edit]

Canada[edit]

England[edit]

Jamaica[edit]

Welsh settlers arrived on the island, most notably the infamous Welsh governor, Henry Morgan, and influenced placenames.[2]

  • Bangor Ridge (Portland)
  • Llandilo (Westmoreland)
  • Llandovery (St Ann)

Nepal[edit]

  • Western Cwm - a glacial valley on the face of Mount Everest (cwm is Welsh for 'valley')

New Zealand[edit]

United States[edit]

  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
    • Cardiff - an iron and coal mining town

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Captain Cook's Journal: Preface, The University of Adelaide eBooks. Retrieved 2012-01-12.
  2. ^ Dr. Rebecca Tortello, The People Who Came, The Gleanor, June 7, 2004. Retrieved 2012-01-12.
  3. ^ The Quakers of Dolgellau, BBC North West Wales, 17 January 2008. Retrieved 2012-01-14.
  4. ^ a b 0966e Gwefan Cymru-Catalonia, The Wales Catalonia website. Retrieved 2012-01-14.

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