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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

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  • The Duke and The Duchess of Cambridge visited Canada together after their wedding
  • The Duchess gives a speech at a hospice in Malaysia
  • The Duchess receives a gift during a Diamond Jubilee overseas tour
  • The Duchess boards a plane

The Duchess of Cambridge has visited several countries since her marriage to The Duke of Cambridge.

In 2011, Their Royal Highnesses visited Canada together shortly after their wedding on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen.  They received a wonderful welcome and enjoyed Canada Day celebrations with the Canadian people.

Above: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend the Calgary Stampede parade in Canada

In 2012 The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Singapore, Malaysia, Solomon Islands and Tuvalu from 11th-19th September in celebration of The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

Their Royal Highnesses visited Singapore and Malaysia on behalf of the British Government as guests of the two hosts countries; while in Solomon Islands and Tuvalu, Their Royal Highnesses visited on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, who is Sovereign of these two Commonwealth nations.

Above: The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the National Orchid Garden of the Botanic Gardens. The white and purple orchid (right) is named after them.

The destinations were chosen by The Queen for The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, which underlines the importance that Her Majesty attaches to these significant nations in South East Asia, and their relationship to the United Kingdom, and to two of Her Majesty’s Realms in the South Pacific.

The visits formed one of a number undertaken by Members of the Royal Family to Her Majesty’s Realms and to Commonwealth nations during the course of the Jubilee year.

In April 2014, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George visited Australia and New Zealand as part of a three week tour. Their Royal Highnesses were invited to visit by the Australian government. The Tour provided the opportunity for The Duke and Duchess to visit a number of towns and cities across the country, celebrating Australia's success in the fields of technology, tourism, sports and the creative arts.

In December 2014, The Duchess of Cambridge joined her husband on an official visit to New York where Her Royal Highness attended a child mental health support centre The Northside Centre, attended an event celebrating the British creative industries and an event in support of St Andrew's University.

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