Ten Wales Facts

  1. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch in Wales is the
    longest place name in Europe and the longest valid, single-word internet domain name in the world!
  2. Swallow Falls located at Betws-y-coed is the most popular and most visited waterfall in Britain.Wales facts
  3. The first lager brewery ever in Britain was established in Wrexham by Germans.
  4. Cardiff’s Coal Exchange (completed in 1886) determined the price of the worlds coal.  The first global one million pound deal was sealed there in 1907.
  5. The first radio message ever sent in the world was transmitted by Guglielmo Marconi on May 11 1897.  His transmission travelled from Larvernock Point, south of Penarth a total distance of three miles to a mast in the Bristol channel.
  6. Wales as a country is described more castles per square mile than any other country in the world.
  7. Wales is the only part of the UK which is not represented as part of the Union Jack flag.
  8. The Millennium Stadium at Cardiff was built with the largest retractable roof of any sports stadium in the world.
  9. 21% of the Welsh population can speak the native language although this number is thought to be increasing.
  10.  The population of humans in Wales is four times less than their population of sheep!

Wishing all fans both Welsh and English a great game this afternoon and come on England!

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