Wales Wales is situated in the west of Britain. The population of Wales is about three million. Wales is famous for its picturesque scenery. There are many mountains there. Snowdon is the second highest mountain in England and Wales. There are three national parks in Wales. The capital of Wales is Cardiff. The modern capital of Wales has a Roman castle and a modern shopping centre. Cardiff is an industrial city, which also has a cathedral and a university Wales became a part of the United Kingdom in the 16th century, when the King, Henry VIII, decided that England and Wales should be united A leek is a national emblem of Wales. It is worn on St David's Day. The Red Dragon, which is a part of the national flag design, is also a popular Welsh symbol. According to the legend, it was the battle flag of King Arthur and other ancient Celtic leaders. The daffodil is the national flower of Wales, and is worn on St. David's Day each 1 March. St. David is the patron saint of Wales. On 1 March, St. David's Day, patriotic Welsh people wear a leek or a daffodil, both symbols of Wales 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 an egg-shaped ball. Every year, an international festival called Eisteddfod is held in the town of Llangollen. People come from all over the world to recite poetry, sing and dance in this colourful competition. Thank you for your attention!