Country in northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. 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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Legal associations vow to fight any move to undermine 'fundamental right' in England and Wales
Credit: Independent - Published 23 hours ago

A herd of Kashmir goats have invaded a Welsh seaside resort after the coronavirus lockdown left the streets deserted.
Credit: Reuters - Published 2 days ago

Llandudno residents welcome descendents of tribe owned by Queen Victoria as 'new overlords'
Credit: Independent - Published 2 days ago

'If we are to manage the rapidly-developing crisis we are facing, it is vital that we begin now to take steps to reduce our prisoner population,' says Justice..
Credit: Independent - Published 3 days ago

Sudden deaths are not being linked to coronavirus at this time
Credit: Independent - Published 5 days ago

Prison visits have been cancelled across England and Wales as jails are placed on lockdown in response to the coronavirus outbreak.
Credit: Independent - Published 1 week ago

Golf courses in England and Wales will shut following the latest government measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic.
Credit: BBC News - Published 1 week ago

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