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About Wales

In this section, you will find information about Wales, including information about our history, Welsh food, our languages and the regions of Wales.

 

our latest news and blogs
Find out what Wales is like during our winter months – December to February. (image - Brecon Beacons)
A year long celebration of the centenary of the birth of one of Wales' greatest writers, with events in Wales and across the world.
Find out where we are and how to come visit us.
Find out some key facts and figures and learn more about our government, language, national symbols and where we are.
We've had a devolved Government since 1999.
Our country is a popular location for filming.
With a strong musical heritage and a reputation for being the land of song, we’ve an ever evolving music scene.
Our National Day is celebrated on 1 March every year.
Learn about some Welsh traditions including lovespoons, Mari Lwyd and Plygain
Wales has two official languages, English and Welsh, find out more about the Welsh language here.
Scroll through the history of Wales in our interactive timeline and learn more about our castles, museums and St David, the patron saint of Wales.
Learn about our cheeses, Welsh mountain lamb, seafood and whisky. Discover our food festivals, markets and how make some of our favourite Welsh dishes
We're passionate about our sport in Wales, find out more about Rugby, Football and athletics in Wales. Image © WRU
Find out more about Welsh culture in our arts and literature section.
We're proud of our landscape because it offers us so many things to do. Find out more about our mountains, beaches, lakes, gardens and coast path.
A quick overview of some of the highlights of our different regions and galleries of images from all over Wales.
12 December 2014
blog:  A look back at 2014 – Wales takes Centre Stage
11 December 2014
news:  Dylan Day
9 December 2014
blog:  Welsh Christmas and New Year Traditions
4 December 2014
blog:  Welsh winter warming recipes
27 November 2014
blog:  Wales Millennium Centre Celebrates 10th Birthday
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