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Pwllheli
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North Quay
Population 4,076 (2011 census)
OS grid reference SH374350
Principal area
Ceremonial county
Country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town PWLLHELI
Postcode district LL53
Dialling code 01758
Police North Wales
Fire North Wales
Ambulance Welsh
EU Parliament Wales
UK Parliament
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Pwllheli is a seaside resort and community in the county of Gwynedd in Wales. It is also the main market town of the Llŷn Peninsula.

In 2011, the community had a population of 4,076 people, of which 81%, are speakers of the Welsh language.

The town's name means salt water basin.

The political party Plaid Cymru (The Party of Wales) was founded in Pwllheli.

The town is the northern terminus of the Cambrian Coast Line railway line from Shrewsbury.

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