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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)
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
101 facts about Wales, including that canned beer and artificial rain were invented in Wales
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.
23 January 2015
news:  Theaster Gates wins Artes Mundi 6
19 January 2015
blog:  Things to look forward to in Wales during 2015
7 January 2015
blog:  Y Senedd
Happy New Year / Blwyddyn Newydd Dda 1 January 2015
blog:  Happy New Year / Blwyddyn Newydd Dda
31 December 2014
blog:  Nominations for the 2015 Welsh Asian Women Achievement Awards
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