vendredi 25 novembre 2011

France / Wales: There's no shorter name in the World!

The Town of  "Y" (pronounced "i") in Picardy in the department of the Somme (80) in France has the shortest name of the World. It is located between Peronne and Ham, overlooking the valley of the Somme. Its inhabitants are called "Ypsilonien (ne) s or Yssois (es)."
         “Y "has an area of ​​2.73 km2 and is twinned with the town on behalf considerably longer than his own, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in the Isle of Anglesey in north Wales in Britain. In Welsh, the name means "the church of St. Mary in the hollow of white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the church of Saint Tysilio near the red cave ".

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