Five facts about Wales

Here are five facts about Wales that you may have never knew.

1. Wales' official name in the Welsh language is Cymru.
2. There are more castles per area in than any other country.
3. Only a fifth of the countries population can speak Welsh, its official language from the Brittonic family.
4. The national animal of the country's flag is the red dragon.
5. It is known that visitors can experience the four seasons in one day, although this is a rare experience.

An extra fact just for fun: Wales is part of the United Kingdom and Great Britain.

Contributed by Bejo Dohmen, Anna , Gill and Daniel. Guests from East Lancashire, Birmingham , Leeds, Rochdale and Channel Islands.