South Wales or New South Wales?

Can you tell the southern part of Wales from the Australian state?
New South Wales was actually named after a place in Canada called South Wales, but that name was only used for a short time and is not fun for the purposes of this quiz
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Last updated: August 19, 2021
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1. Has the higher population
South Wales
New South Wales
South Wales 2.2 million, NSW 8.17 million
2. Has a coal mining industry
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both
neither
3. Was formerly a principality
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neither
4. Has its own police force
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neither
5. Has a steel industry
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New South Wales
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neither
6. Highest peak
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New South Wales
Pen y Fan 2,907 ft, Mt Kosciuszko 7,310 ft above sea level
7. Has venomous snakes
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neither
8. The childhood home of Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes
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neither
Hughes was born and mainly raised in London, although he spent some years living with his father's extended family in north Wales
9. Has prehistoric rock paintings
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neither
10. Has its own government
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New South Wales
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neither
11. About one third of the land is national park
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New South Wales
About 8% of NSW is national park
12. Has native pony breeds
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neither
13. Has natural snow skiing resorts
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neither
Official skiing facilities in south Wales are dry slopes
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