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The royal wedding in numbers

Prince Harry is sixth in line to the throne and has invited 600 guests to St George’s Chapel.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on a walkabout during a visit to Millennium Point in Birmingham (Victoria Jones/PA)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on a walkabout during a visit to Millennium Point in Birmingham (Victoria Jones/PA)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on a walkabout during a visit to Millennium Point in Birmingham (Victoria Jones/PA)

Here’s a look at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding in numbers:

– Maids of Honour – all the bridesmaids will be children
1 – Best man – Harry’s brother, the Duke of Cambridge
1 – Hour – the length of the wedding ceremony
2 – Diamonds from Diana, Princess of Wales’s collection used for Ms Markle’s engagement ring, plus one from Botswana

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Meghan Markle’s engagement ring contains two diamonds from the personal collection of Harry's late mother Diana (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

Meghan Markle’s engagement ring contains two diamonds from the personal collection of Harry's late mother Diana (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

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Meghan Markle’s engagement ring contains two diamonds from the personal collection of Harry's late mother Diana (Dominic Lipinski/PA)

3 – Diana’s siblings at the service
6 – Harry’s position in line to the throne
6 – Windsor Grey horses taking part in the carriage ride

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Four Windsor Grey horses will pull the carriage and two will be outriders (Victoria Jones/PA)

Four Windsor Grey horses will pull the carriage and two will be outriders (Victoria Jones/PA)

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Four Windsor Grey horses will pull the carriage and two will be outriders (Victoria Jones/PA)

7 – Charities Harry and Ms Markle picked to receive public donations instead of wedding gifts
16 – The wedding will be the 16th royal wedding or blessing to take place in St George’s Chapel since 1863

33 – Harry’s age
36 – Ms Markle’s age
200 – Guests invited to the Frogmore House evening reception
600 – Congregation in St George’s Chapel

2,640 – People specially invited into the grounds of the castle including: 100 school children; 200 people from charities linked to Harry and Meghan; 530 members of the Royal Households and Crown Estate; 610 Windsor Castle community members; and 1,200 members of the public nominated by Lord Lieutenants.

5,000 – UK and international media accredited in Windsor

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View of Windsor Castle from the Long Walk (Yui Mok/PA)

View of Windsor Castle from the Long Walk (Yui Mok/PA)

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View of Windsor Castle from the Long Walk (Yui Mok/PA)

100,000 – Estimated number of visitors in Windsor on the day

£6.3 million – Cost of policing the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s wedding in 2011.

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