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Wrexham (Welsh: Wrecsam) is the largest town in North-East Wales. It the final resting place of Elihu Yale, the first benefactor of the American university that bears his name. The Wrexham Tower in Yale is a copy of St Giles' church in Wrexham.

Wrexham was the first town in Britain to brew lager owing to the influx of German miners in the late nineteenth century.