Is this the longest url in the world?

Having just returned from a few days in sunny Wales, it seemed appropriate to recycle a post I put on Yammer a while back.

There is a village in Wales that created a new name as part of a 19th century marketing strategy to encourage more visitors (and tourist income) to the area. Not only is it one of the longest place names in the world, it now also boasts the longest website address, too.

http://llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogochuchaf.org.uk/

To hear how to pronounce this village’s name click on the image below. What is the most unusual place-nameĀ in your country? Do you know which town in England is the only one to end with an exclamation mark(!)?

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