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Wealth of the Monarchy

The British Royalty will take the world spotlight with the upcoming wedding between Prince William and Princess-to-be Kate Middleton, but the family will walk a fine line between royal extravagance and social consciousness during a period of British austerity.

It is no secret that the royal family is one of the wealthiest in the country, but the question remains - just how wealthy are they and what do they actually own? CNBC has investigated the holdings of the royal family, including what they do – and what they do not – own.

So, how rich are the royals? Click ahead to find out.

Posted 27 April 2011

Photo: Anwar Hussein | WireImages | Getty Images