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Facts about Wales

Find out about our population, language and National Anthem.
 

Quick Facts...                     

Population: 3,113,150

Population Density: 150.1 people per km2

Size: 20,782km2  or 8,024m2

Coastal Path: 1400km or 870 miles

Capital City: 
Cardiff, population 361,468

Other major towns/cities: Swansea, Newport, Wrexham, Merthyr Tydfil

Official languages: English, Welsh

Government: Welsh Government

First Minister of Wales: Carwyn Jones AM

National Day: 1st March (St Davids Day)

National Anthem:
Hen Wlad fy Nhadau / Land of my fathers

Currency: Pounds sterling (£)

*StatsWales/ Mid year Local Authority estimates 2016

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