Flag of Wales

Flag of Wales

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

Facts

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

Geography

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

Overland

  • Driving ยป Left side

Notes

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

Media

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