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  1. Ynys Môn, North Wales. Ynys Môn ( Welsh pronunciation: [ˌənɨs ˈmoːn]; officially called Anglesey until 1983) is a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elects one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

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  2. › wiki › Ynys_MônYnys Môn - Wikipedia

    Ynys Môn may refer to: Anglesey (Welsh: Ynys Môn ), an island of north-west Wales in the Irish Sea. Ynys Môn (UK Parliament constituency), the island's House of Commons electoral seat. Ynys Môn (Senedd constituency), its coterminous seat in the Welsh Parliament or Senedd Cymru.

  3. Ynys Môn (Welsh: [ˌənɨs ˈmoːn]) is a constituency of the United Kingdom. It is in Wales . Until 1983, it was officially called Anglesey , but was then renamed to Ynys Môn, which is the Welsh name for the island of Anglesey in North Wales (where the constituency is based).

    • 1536
    • Gwynedd
    • 50,551 (December 2018)
  4. › wiki › AngleseyAnglesey - Wikipedia

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    The English name for Anglesey may be derived from the Old Norse; either Ǫngullsey "Hook Island" or Ǫnglisey "Ǫngli's Island". No record of such an Ǫngli survives, but the place name was used by Viking raiders as early as the 10th century and later adopted by the Normans during their invasions of Gwynedd. The traditional folk etymology reading the n...

    Prehistoric history

    The history of the settlement of the local people of Anglesey starts in the Mesolithic period. Anglesey and the UK were uninhabitable until after the previous ice age: it was not until 12,000 years ago that the island of Great Britain became hospitable. Then millennia later, about 6,000 years ago, the land was first farmed. The oldest excavated sites on Anglesey include Trwyn Du (Welsh: Black nose) at Aberffraw. The Mesolithic site is located near Aberffraw Bay (Porth Terfyn) and was buried u...

    20th century

    The Shire Hall in Llangefni was completed in 1899. During the First World War, the Presbyterian minister and celebrity preacher John Williams toured the island as part of an effort to recruit young men as volunteers. The island's location made it ideal for monitoring German U-Boats in the Irish Sea, with half a dozen airships based at Mona. German POWs were kept on the island.By the end of the war, some 1,000 of the island's men had died on active service. In 1936 the NSPCCopened its first br...

    Anglesey is a low-lying island with low hills spaced evenly over the north. The highest six are Holyhead Mountain, 220 metres (720 ft); Mynydd Bodafon, 178 metres (584 ft); Mynydd Llaneilian, 177 metres (581 ft); Mynydd y Garn, 170 metres (560 ft); Bwrdd Arthur, 164 metres (538 ft); and Mynydd Llwydiarth, 158 metres (518 ft). To the south and south...

    The coastline is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with many sandy beaches, notably along its east coast between Beaumaris and Amlwch and west coast from Ynys Llanddwyn through Rhosneigr to the bays around Carmel Head. The north coast has sharp cliffs with small bays. Anglesey Coastal Path outlining the island is 124 miles (200 km) ...

    Tourism is now the major economic activity. Agriculture comes second, with local dairies being some of the most productive in the region. Major industry is restricted to Holyhead (Caergybi), which until 30 September 2009 supported an aluminium smelter, and the Amlwch area, once a copper mining town. Nearby stood Wylfa Nuclear Power Station and a fo...

    Much of Anglesey is used for relatively intensive cattle and sheep farming, but several important wetland sites have protected status and the lakes all have significant ecological interest, including a wide range of aquatic and semi-aquatic bird species. In the west, the Malltraeth Marshes are believed to support an occasional visiting bittern, and...

    Anglesey hosted the National Eisteddfodin 1957, 1983, 1999, and 2017. It belongs to the International Island Games Association. Anglesey's biggest successes were at the 1997 Island Games in Jersey, (11th in the medals table, with two gold, three silver and nine bronze medals) and the 2005 Island Games in the Shetland Islands, (again 11th, with 4 go...

    Anglesey is a stronghold of the Welsh language. According to the 2011 census it was the local authority with the second highest proportion of Welsh speakers. The earlier percentages were these: 1. 1901: 91% 2. 1911: 89% 3. 1921: 88% 4. 1931: 87% 5. 1951: 80% 6. 1961: 75% 7. 1971: 66% 8. 1981: 61% 9. 1991: 62% 10. 2001: 60% 11. 2011: 57% 12. 2021: 5...

    The geology of Anglesey is complex and frequently targeted for geology field trips by schools and colleges. Younger strata in Anglesey rest upon a foundation of old Precambrianrocks that appear at the surface in four areas: 1. a western region including Holyhead and Llanfaethlu 2. a central area about Aberffraw and Trefdraeth 3. an eastern region w...

    Anglesey Sea Zoo near Dwyran
    Bays and beaches – Benllech, Cemlyn, Red Wharf, and Rhosneigr
    Beaumaris Castle and Gaol
  5. Ynys Môn is a constituency of the Senedd. It elects one Member of the Senedd by the first past the post method of election. Also, however, it is one of nine constituencies in the North Wales electoral region , which elects four additional members , in addition to nine constituency members, to produce a degree of proportional ...

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