- The World’s first £1 million cheque was signed in Cardiff.
- Robert Recorde of Tenby invented the = (equals) sign.
- Wales is the first Fair Trade Nation.
- Canned beer was invented in Wales.
- Pontcysyllte Aqueduct is one of 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Wales
- Eddie Bowen of Swansea invented artificial rain.
- The longest and fastest zip wire rides in Europe are in Bethesda, North Wales
For more Wales facts download our Wales 101 brochure.
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