This is Wales: a country shaped by its people, inspired by its places, alive with adventure and opportunity.

UEFA Euro 2020

Wales fans sing the anthem during the international challenge match, Wales v Albania at the Cardiff City Stadium, Cardiff.

Building the Red Wall

Welsh football fans earned respect across Europe and a UEFA special award for their entente cordiale at Euro 2016.

The National Eisteddfod is Europe’s largest music and poetry festival

Around 19% of Wales has official Dark Sky status – perfect for stargazing


Wales ranks second in the world for recycling household waste


Wales has 8 universities and 14 further education colleges


Around 3.1 million people live in Wales – that’s 4.8% of the UK population