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Eldon Square, Dolgellau
|Population||2,688 (2011 census)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
Dolgellau (pronounced Dol-gell-eye or Dol-gel-ee) is a small town and community in Gwynedd, a county of Wales. It is the county town of the historic county of Merionethshire. In 2011, it had a population of 2,688.
Since 1992, the town has held Sesiwn Fawr Dolgellau (English: Big Session Dolgellau), an annual world music festival. It originally started as a small event and would be held in the streets of the town centre but has since grown too big and is now held in the town's outskirts.
Dolgellau has one twin town. It is twinned with:
- Guérande, Brittany, France
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