Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Wales (Under CC License)

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain. It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2011 of 3,063,456 and has a total area of 20,779 km2 (8,023 sq mi). Wales has over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline and is largely mountainous, with its higher peaks in the north and central areas, including Snowdon, its highest summit. The country lies within the north temperate zone and has a changeable, maritime climate.

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The Real Madrid and Wales forward has fallen out of favour with head coach Zinedine Zidane and looks set to leave the club.
Credit: BBC News - Published 15 hours ago

RSPA appeal for witnesses after young cat abandoned in Pontypool, Wales
Credit: Independent - Published 1 day ago

Scotland’s drug mortality rate cannot be shelved as just another misery statistic. It has risen by 27% in a year and is three times England and Wales’s rate,..
3 days ago • WorldNews
Richard Pugh admits destroying section of ancient boundary between England and Wales
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

Knife crime rose 8% to a record in England and Wales last year, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) said on Thursday, as major cities like London try to..
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

'Children are not born with knives in their hands, knife crime is a symptom of a much bigger problem,' says Barnardo's chief
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

Mathew Jones 'lost it' after being left alone with 15-week-old
Credit: Independent - Published 4 days ago

The next Welsh Government budget will be published on 10 December, a couple of months...
4 days ago • WorldNews
'I feel sorry for the New Zealanders, but steeper is steeper,' says campaigner after Welsh seaside resort snatches title away from New Zealand town
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

Wales midfielder Aaron Ramsey believes Italian champions Juventus are the right club for him and he is looking forward to working with new coach Maurizio Sarri...
6 days ago • WorldNews
Guto Bebb is right to say the Conservatives have become the party of 'appealing to extremes'. His party should listen hard
Credit: Independent - Published 6 days ago

As winger Daniel James make his Manchester United debut, BBC Sport looks at how the Wales international has fared since arriving from Swansea City.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

The UK's Conservatives are openly discussing whether Brexit will lead to the breakup of the country currently known as Great Britain. Some of them are becoming..
1 week ago • WorldNews
Emergency services were responding on Friday to an incident at a gas storage plant in Margam, south Wales, police said.
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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