Capital of Wales

The Capital of Wales is a de facto designation usually applied to Cardiff since 1955. In that year, the Minister for Welsh Affairs Gwilym Lloyd-George commented in a Parliamentary written answer that "no formal measures are necessary to give effect to this decision".

Other places that are associated with the title are:

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De facto is a Latin expression that means "in fact" or "in practice" but not spelled out by law. It is commonly used in contrast to de jure (which means "by law") when referring to matters of law, governance, or technique (such as standards), that are found in the
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City of Cardiff
Dinas Caerdydd

Administration
Constituent country Wales
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARDIFF
Postal districts CF3, CF5, CF10, CF11, CF14, CF23, CF24, CF99
Dialling code 029
Vehicle codes CA-CO
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Gwilym Lloyd George, 1st Viscount Tenby, (4 December 1894 – 14 February 1967), was a politician and cabinet minister in the United Kingdom.

The second son of Liberal Prime Minister David Lloyd George and his wife, Margaret, he was born at Criccieth in north Wales.
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Strata Florida Abbey (in Welsh: Abaty Ystrad Fflur) is a former Cistercian abbey situated just outside Pontrhydfendigaid, near Tregaron in the county of Ceredigion, Wales.

Royal Burial Place

Lying mostly in ruins, there are a variety of remains in the area.
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Order of Cistercians (OCist; Latin: Cistercienses), sometimes called the White Monks (from the colour of the habit, over which a black scapular or apron is sometimes worn) is a Roman Catholic religious order of enclosed
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Christianity

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Jesus Christ
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Llywelyn the Great (Welsh Llywelyn Fawr, IPA pronunciation [ɬə'wɛlɨ̞n]), full name Llywelyn ab Iorwerth, (c.
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Machynlleth (pronounced [max'ənɬɛθ]; sometimes abbreviated to Mach) is a market town in the traditional county of Montgomeryshire (Sir Drefaldwyn), north Powys in Wales.
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Ludlow

Dinham Bridge crossing the Teme near Ludlow Castle.
Ludlow ()
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Motto
Dieu et mon droit   (French)
"God and my right"
Anthem
No official anthem specific to England — the anthem of the United Kingdom is "God Save the Queen".
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Council of Wales and the Marches was an English regional administrative body (similar to the Council of the North) covering all of Wales and the English counties known as the Welsh Marches.
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Caernarfon


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Prince of Wales (Welsh: Tywysog Cymru) is a title traditionally granted to the Heir Apparent to the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom (and formerly the Kingdom of Great Britain and before that the Kingdom of England).
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St David's
Welsh - Tyddewi

UK Parliament Preseli Pembrokeshire
European Parliament Wales
List of places: UK • Wales • Pembrokeshire St David's (Welsh: Tyddewi
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Christianity

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Jesus Christ
Church Theology
New Covenant Supersessionism
Dispensationalism
Apostles Kingdom Gospel
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Saint David (c. 500–589) (known in Welsh as Dewi Sant) was a church official, later regarded as a saint and as the patron saint of Wales. David contrasts with other national patron saints such as England's St George, in that a relatively large amount of
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