Wales

Country in north-west 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, the Celtic Sea to the south west and the Bristol Channel to the south. It had a population in 2021 of 3,107,500 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. The capital and largest city is Cardiff.

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The Princess of Wales has met dozens of sailors at an event at Windsor Castle.
1 day ago • Sky News

Divorce applications have reached their highest level for a decade after no-fault legislation was introduced in England and Wales, figures show.
2 days ago • Sky News
Actor Michael Sheen gave a rousing speech to the Wales squad as they prepare for the World Cup in Qatar.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 4 days ago

Wales lose to Poland in the Nations League but savour their historic World Cup send-off from the home fans at Cardiff City Stadium.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

Wales face Poland in Cardiff on Sunday looking for the win that would see them avoid relegation from the top division in the Nations League.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

A depleted Wales must beat Poland in Cardiff on Sunday to avoid relegation from the top tier of the Nations League.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

COVID cases in England and Wales have risen for the first time in two months - marking an end to a steady fall since early July.
1 week ago • Sky News
Wales manager Robert Page praises his side's character after a battling 2-1 defeat in Belgium sets up a must-win game against Poland on Sunday.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Kevin De Bruyne stars as Belgium withstand a spirited fightback from Wales to leave them teetering on the brink of relegation in the Nations League.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Arrests and reported incidents of disorder at football matches in England and Wales last season were at their highest level for eight years.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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