Snowdonia is a mountainous region of North Wales, dominated by and named after Mount Snowdon, the highest mountain in Wales, which is higher than anything in England. It rises to 3560 feet.
The region is now a National Park.
Towns and villages in Snowdonia include Llanberis, starting point for the Snowdon Mountain Railway, Betws-y-Coed, Blaenau Ffestiniog and Beddgelert. The larger towns of Bangor and Caernarfon are nearby.
Another famous mountain in the range is Cader Idris.
The Welsh name for Snowdonia is Eryri.