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Foel Dinas
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Foel Dinas from the west
Highest point
Elevation 472.2 m (1,549 ft)
Naming
English translation City mountain
Language of name Welsh
Geography
Location Snowdonia, Wales
Parent range Cadair Idris
OS grid SH 8424 1431
Topo map OS Explorer OL23

Foel Dinas is a mountain in Wales. It is the north-westernmost peak of the Dyfi Hills and sits above the town of Dinas Mawddwy.

In the 1870s its eastern and northern slopes were planted with trees by Sir Edmund Buckley, the lord of the manor of Mawddwy. On the northern flank is Llyn Foel Dinas, a lake which was dammed to form a reservoir, providing the water supply to Buckley's manor house in Dinas Mawddwy.

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