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Celtic Nations

The Six Celtic Nations are the areas of the British Isles and France where some Celtic heritage has survived. How many can you name?
Guess either the English or Celtic name
Quiz by relessness
Last updated: December 10, 2015
First submittedJanuary 16, 2014
Times taken9,465
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Celtic Name
English Name
Isle of Man
level 36
Jan 20, 2014
The flower of the free, the heather, the heather The Bretons and Scots, and Irish together The Manx and the Welsh, and Cornish forever Six nations are we, proud Celtic and free!
level 84
Dec 11, 2015
I thought Galicia in Spain was part of the group?
level 69
Jan 18, 2016
I think that while Galicia has celtic heritage, it is not counted among the Celtic Nations because they lost their language centuries ago.
level 68
Mar 17, 2016
Galician is a Romance language, though. Even if it retains the odd word of Celtic ancestry.
level 43
Mar 18, 2016
They used to have a living celtic language, but it disappeared with the rise of gallego. So nobody said gallego was a dead language.
level 68
Mar 17, 2016
A research team at Oxford University has found the majority of Britons are Celts descended from Spanish tribes who began arriving about 7,000 years ago. Even in England, about 64 per cent of people are descended from these Celts, outnumbering the descendants of Anglo- Saxons by about three to one. Read more: http://www.scotsman.com/lifestyle/we-re-nearly-all-celts-under-the-skin-1-1141420#ixzz43A82dCan
level 63
Mar 17, 2016
Apparently I can name one: Ireland. Well done, self.
level 58
Mar 17, 2016
And with that username?! You should be ashamed! (I'm kidding, no worries!).
level 63
Mar 18, 2016
I know, that makes it worse! LOL
level 64
Oct 19, 2019
Wow shocked at the results! People apparently dont really know anything about celtic languages/tribes etc. I thought it was very popular (you often find references in fiction and games, but also things named after it. And very popular for tatoos and other graphic things. Also a bit like the fascination people had with ancient egypt or atlantis. Or I guess with norse mythology )>

Scotland and wales were actually the last ones I thought of (think my order was breton, manx, cornwall, ireland scotland.. long pause, wales.)

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