National Symbols of Wales

Wales is a country in Europe. It shares borders with the following countries: The capital of Wales is Cardiff.

The official language is Welsh, English and the Pound sterling is the currency of the Wales. The domain is and the country code is +44.

National day is celebrated on 5 Dec 2022. Every country in the world has national symbols including national animal, national flower, motto, etc and Wales is no exception.

In Wales, Football is considered as a national sport, and it is a passion of many Welsh people. Beer is not only a traditional drink, but one of the national drink of Wales. As poetry is a highly appreciated art, many poets like Ifor ap Glyn represent a national Welsh symbol.

The country was founded by Maximus . The current president of Wales is and Mark Drakeford (First Minister) is the Prime Minister.

In Wales the power plugs and sockets are of type G. The standard voltage is 230 V and the frequency is 50 Hz.

The Welsh national anthem was written by Evan James and composed by James James.

Country information

Official name(s) Wales
Alternative name(s) Cymru
Regional location Western Europe, Wales is part of the United Kingdom. It is bordered by England to the east, the Severn Estuary to the south-east, the Bristol Channel to the south-west and the Irish Sea to the west and north
Climate Maritime climate
Terrain Most of Wales is mountainous
Population 3,170,000
Language(s) Welsh, English
Religion Christianity
Country code +44
Literacy rate 100%
Currency Pound sterling
Capital city Cardiff
Ethnicity White, Asian, Black & other
Head of government First Minister
Nationality Welsh
Driving side Drive on the Left-hand side
Date format dd/mm/yyyy (AD)
Total area 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi)
Timezone UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
Average elevation 0m (Lowest)
Coastline 1,680 miles
Mains electricity 230 V
Emergency telephone numbers Emergency Telephone Numbers

Coat of arms

Flag map of Wales

Flag map of Wales

Motto of Wales

"Cymru am byth" "Wales Forever"

National animal of Wales

The National animal of Wales is Welsh Dragon

National Animal of Wales - Welsh Dragon

National flower of Wales

The National flower of Wales is Daffodil. Botanical name is Narcissus.

National flower of Wales - Daffodil

National bird of Wales

The National bird of Wales is The red kite

National bird of Wales - The red kite

Rest of the National symbols of Wales 👇

Welsh Proverbs - Popular quotes, proverbs and sayings.

A goose quill is more dangerous than a lion’s claw.

What will be, will be.

If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.

Many hands make light work.

Well begun is half done.

It is ill prizing of green barley.

Let every man praise the bridge he goes over.

Don’t judge a man until you have walked a mile in his shoes.

A full cup must be carried steadily.

There’s no place like home.

Strike while the iron is hot.

Absence is a shrew.

A ragged colt may make a good horse.

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