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Llan Ddu Fawr is the summit of Waen Claerddu in the Cambrian Mountains. Height: 594m (1,950 ft), prominence 168 m. [1] It is located a few miles south of Pumlumon in the county of Ceredigion, Wales, and north-west of Llyn Fyrddon-Fach. The area is considerably boggy. There is a trig point.

Cambrian Mountains mountain range

The Cambrian Mountains are a series of mountain ranges in Wales.

Ceredigion County

Ceredigion is a principal area of Wales, corresponding to the historic county of Cardiganshire. During the second half of the first millennium Ceredigion was a minor kingdom. It has been administered as a county since 1282. Welsh is spoken by more than half the population. Ceredigion is considered to be a centre of Welsh culture. The county is mainly rural with over 50 miles (80 km) of coastline and a mountainous hinterland. The numerous sandy beaches and the long-distance Ceredigion Coast Path provide excellent views of Cardigan Bay.

Wales Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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Coordinates: 52°22′26″N3°45′29″W / 52.373922°N 3.758011°W / 52.373922; -3.758011

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