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Wales Flag

by Aakash Singha

The Welsh flag has a proportion of 2:3. The figure of the dragon is not standardized and variations exist. The dragon on the national flag of Wales is said to be of Roman origin…


Wales Flag

The Welsh flag has a proportion of 2:3. The figure of the dragon is not standardized and variations exist.

The dragon on the national flag of Wales is said to be of Roman origin or signifying ancient fighters.

The symbol of red dragon is an integral part of Welsh culture and tradition from time immemorial so when the official flag of Wales was adopted on 1959, this symbol was incorporated.

Official Name: Wales
Capital: Cardiff
Location: Wales is located in the south-west of the island of Great Britain and is bordered by England, the Bristol Channel, the Irish Sea and by the estuary of the River Dee.
Area: 20,779 sq. km.
Official Languages: Welsh, English
National Flag: The Wales flag is an extraordinary looking flag which is divided into two halves green and white with an image of a red dragon located right at the center.
Flag Ratio: 2:3
National Anthem: Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau

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