The royal wedding by the numbers

The royal wedding by the numbers

The royal wedding was a spectacular occasion and a great deal of planning went into the day. Every single detail was planned and prepared for including the number of lemons which went into the royal wedding cake.

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The number of hours the royal wedding ceremony would take.


The number of diamonds from Princess Diana's personal collection. These diamonds were part of Meghan Markle's engagement ring. The largest stone came from Botswana.


The number of amalfi lemons used in the cake, as well as 500 eggs, 20 kg's of butter, 20 kg's of flour, 20 kg's of sugar and 10 bottles of cordial.


The number of invited guests from the public who were allowed into the grounds of Windsor Caste.

3 billion.

The estimated number of people who were glued to their screens during the royals wedding from around the world.


The number of bridesmaids who were chosen for the special occasion.

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The number of page boys who made up the ten children who took part in the royal wedding.


The number of special guests invited to St George's chapel for the ceremony.

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The number of British pounds that the event cost, a large part of that going to security. In South African rand that equals R550-million.


The number of close friends who were invited to attend the after-party at Frogmore House.

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