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Welsch town wins title for world's steepest street

Updated : July 16, 2019 10:10 PM IST

Harlech, a town in North Wales now has something to boast about. It is home to the world's steepest street according to Guinness world records. Fford Pen Llech in Harlech has a gradient of 1:2.67(37.45% stretch over fall). This means you have to go 1 mile up (or down) for every 2.67 mile travelled horizontally. So how is the street measured?

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