Ruthin


Ruthin

Ruthin

Las casas (Nantclwyd-y-dre), las más antiguas de Gales, con materiales que datan de 1435.

Ruthin (galés Rhuthun) es capital condadal de Denbighshire en el norte de Gales en el Reino Unido. Se encuentra en una colina en la zona meridional de Vale of Clwyd. En el censo del 2001 registró una pobleción de 5.218 habitantes[1]

El nombre 'Ruthin' viene de las palabras galesas rhudd (rojo) y din (fortificación), y se refiere al color de la 'nueva arena roja' usual en la zona,[2] con la cual se construyó el castillo entre 1277 y 1284 cuyo nombre original fue Castell Coch yng Ngwern-fôr (castillo rojo en el pantano marino).

Las primeras copias del himno nacional, Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau, fueron impresas en la localidad, en un comerico de la Well Street.

Referencias

  1. «2001 Census: Ruthin». Office for National Statistics. Consultado el 2008-06-14.
  2. Thomas Nicholas. «Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales». Consultado el 2007-10-08.

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