Geography of Wales

Can you answer these questions about the geography of Wales?
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Last updated: January 17, 2021
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What is the capital of Wales?
Cardiff
What is the name of Wales in Welsh?
Cymru
What animal does Wales notably have 10 million of - outnumbering
people by more than 3 to 1?
Sheep
What mythical creature is shown on the flag of Wales?
Dragon
What major river, Great Britain's longest, has its source in Plynlimon, Wales?
River Severn
Per square mile, the country of Wales is said to contain more of what type of building
than any other country in the world?
Castles
What is the highest mountain in Wales?
Snowdon
What is the westernmost county of Wales?
Pembrokeshire
What city was the key centre of the copper-smelting industry, earning the
nickname "Copperopolis"?
Swansea
What is the language family of the Welsh language?
Celtic
What national park is located 40 km north of the capital?
Brecon Beacons
What series of mountain ranges cover the mid and upland parts of Wales?
Cambrian Mountains
What bay does most of the western coast of Wales border?
(hint: type of knitted garment)
Cardigan Bay
What is the largest island of Wales?
Anglesey
What major channel, actually an inlet, covers the southern coast of Wales?
(hint: namesake of an English city)
Bristol Channel
What is the national vegetable of Wales?
Leek
What question-asking name is given to the river on the border of England and Wales?
River Wye
What is the English translation of the Welsh national anthem?
Land of My Fathers
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Level 92
Jan 17, 2021
Very good quiz.
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Level 54
Jan 18, 2021
Nice quiz

Diolch yn fawr

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Level 76
Feb 2, 2021
Diolch yn fawr butty bach, nominated.

Would be nice to have Eryri accepted for Snowdon.

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Level 67
Apr 25, 2021
Diolch!
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Level 58
Oct 21, 2021
Perhaps accept Welsh names for relevant answers (e.g. Môn/Mon for Anglesey, as that is commonly used these days in English as well).
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Level 43
Oct 21, 2021
Yr Wyddfa for the name of the tallest mountain as well