Royal wedding by the numbers

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Posted: Apr 29, 2011 11:48 AM
Royal wedding by the numbers

The royal wedding by the numbers:

_ 1,900 people in Westminster Abbey for the ceremony.

_ 650 invited to the post-wedding luncheon reception given by Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace.

_ 300 invited for evening dinner dance for 300 close friends of the couple.

_ 1 million estimated in London crowd.

_ 2 billion estimated global television audience for wedding broadcast.

_ 8,500 estimated number of journalists, photographers, and technical staff covering the event.