Wales is part of Britain and the United Kingdom. It's situated to the west of England and is around 256 km long and 96 km wide. It covers just over 20,720 km² - that's about the same size as Massachusetts in the USA or half the size of Switzerland.
The symbols of Wales The National flag of Wales is a Red Dragon on a field of white over dark green. It has been officially known since There are many legends and myths about the Welsh flag.It is believed the red dragon represents ancient warriors. Green and white stripes were added by the House of Tudor,the Welsh dynasty that held the English throne from 1485 to 1603.
Cardiff (Welsh : Caerdydd) is the capital, largest city and most populous country of Wales. Cardiff is home to a lot of castles and historic cities. Cardiffs history dates back to Roman times and Cardiff Castle, right at the heart of the city, is worth a visit. Other famous places are: the Millennium Stadium, National Museum and many others.
Cardiff is an industrial city, which also has a castle, a cathedral, a university. It is the capital of Wales and its main port.
There are more than 600 castles in Wales. That's more castles per square mile than any other country in the world.
Rugby is the national game of Wales. The rules of the game are quite difficult. A team consists of fifteen players. The game is played with egg-shaped ball. Other popular sports in Wales are : cricket and football.
The traditional Welsh costume is a costume worn by rural women in Wales.Wales The costume worn by men and boys in Wales was rarely illustrated or described because it was very similar to that worn by men in England. It consisted of a waistcoat (often of bright colours); a jacket often of blue or grey wool; a neckerchief; a pair of breeches; woollen stockings and a black felt hat, either like a bowler or one with a low, drum- shaped crown with a broad floppy brim.