Weatherman easily pronounced 58-letter Welsh town name

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Channel 4 Weather Man Pronounces Longest Place Name in Wales


Quick! How do you pronounce Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch? No, that's not a typo, that is an actual town in northern Wales.

At 58 characters it is the longest place name in the United Kingdom and second longest official one-word place name in the world.

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The name means 'St Mary's Church in the Hollow of the White Hazel near a Rapid Whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio near the Red Cave'. A weatherman in the U.K. wowed viewers this week by rattling off the name with perfect pronunciation.

Actress Naomi Watts went viral earlier this year when she flawlessly pronounced the name on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'. Watts spent several summers in the town as a child visiting her grandparents.

While it's quite a mouthful, it doesn't compare to Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu in New Zealand, which is a staggering 85 characters.

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