Penygroes is a village in , Wales. The village is located to the south of , and north of , by the A487 road. Penygroes' population stands at 1,793 at the 2011 census, of which 88% are Welsh-speaking, making it one of the most predominantly Welsh-speaking areas of the country.

Notable Places in the Area

Water feature
is a lake in the , , Wales. is situated 2½ miles east of Penygroes. Photo: David Medcalf, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Industrial park
The is a facility for FM, DAB digital radio and television transmission near the villages of and in , northwestern . is situated 2½ miles south of Penygroes. Photo: Eric Jones, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Tal-y-sarn is a village in the slate quarrying Nantlle Valley in , , next to Penygroes. Photo: Eric Jones, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small village in the community of in the traditional county of . is situated 1½ miles north of Penygroes. Photo: DS Pugh, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a small village near in , north-west . is situated 1½ miles northeast of Penygroes. Photo: David Medcalf, CC BY-SA 2.0.


53.0545° or 53° 3' 16.1" north
-4.2747° or 4° 16' 28.8" west
Open Location Code
361 feet (110 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 27785306
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Penygroes
  • Breton: Pen-y-Groes
  • Breton: Penygroes
  • Catalan: Pen-y-Groes
  • Catalan: Penygroes
  • Dutch: Penygroes
  • English: Penygroes, Gwynedd
  • French: Penygroes
  • Galician: Penygroes
  • German: Penygroes
  • Persian: پنیگروز، گوینز
  • Russian: Пенигрос
  • Scots: Penygroes
  • Spanish: Penygroes
  • Swedish: Penygroes
  • Welsh: Pen-y-Groes
  • Welsh: Penygroes
  • Pen-y-groes

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