Flag of Wales

Flag of Wales

  • Officially » Cymru (Welsh)
    • Wales (English)
  • Capital » Cardiff
    • also largest city

Facts

  • Population » 3.1 million (2011)
  • Languages » English, Welsh
  • Religion » Christianity
  • Currency » 1 pound sterling = 100 pence

Geography

  • Area » 20,779 sq km (8,022 sq miles)
  • Bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south

Tourism

Adventures

  • The Wales Coast Path » an 870-mile epic costal hike (Twitter / YouTube)
  • Snowdonia National Park » A region in northwest Wales concentrated around the mountains and glacial landforms of massive Snowdonia National Park. The mountain connoisseurs’ national park of choice when visiting Wales.
    • all of Wales’ 15 peaks above 3000ft are located in the park

Overland

  • Driving » Left side

Notes

  • Status » Semi-autonomous country in the United Kingdom
  • Main exports » Sheet metal, auto parts, electronics

Media

References

Last Updated on April 29, 2019