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 southwest and the Bristol Channel to the south. As of the 2021 census, it had a population of 3,107,494. It has a total area of 21,218 km2 (8,192 sq mi) and over 1,680 miles (2,700 km) of coastline. It 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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Full-back Kayleigh Powell says winless Wales are ready to right their wrongs as they take on France in the Six Nations on Sunday.
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Some roads in Wales are set to go back to 30mph after nearly half a million people called for an end to the national 20mph speed limit.
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Leighton James, the former Burnley Swansea and Wales winger, dies at the age of 71.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 2 days ago

Watch live coverage and follow live text updates as Wales host France at Cardiff Arms Park in the Women's Six Nations.
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Head coach Ioan Cunningham makes seven changes as Wales seek their first win of this year's Women's Six Nations at home to France on Sunday.
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Wales scrum-half Kieran Hardy will join Ospreys from Scarlets for the 2024-25 season.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 3 days ago

Former world champion Neil Robertson loses in the final qualifying round for the 2024 event as Wales' Jamie Jones books his Crucible spot.
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Wales' most capped hooker and oldest ever captain Ken Owens announces his retirement from rugby.
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Cardiff and Wales number eight Taulupe Faletau is set to return to action after a six-month injury lay-off.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 5 days ago

Cardiff and Wales forward Josh Turnbull has made the second most appearances in the United Rugby Championship.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Britain's Lizzie Deignan says she is grateful the Tour of Britain Women is set to return, with Wales hosting the opening two stages.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Number eight Morgan Morse has emerged as one of the best young players in Wales in his debut senior season.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 6 days ago

Ireland head coach Scott Bemand says his side will remain grounded after securing their first win of the 2024 Six Nations by beating Wales in Cork.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Captain Hannah Jones says Wales' 36-5 Six Nations loss to Ireland was one of the most painful in her international career.
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Ireland score five tries to secure a dominant bonus-point 36-5 win over Wales and clinch their first victory of the 2024 Women's Six Nations.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Ireland score five tries to secure a dominant bonus-point 36-5 win over Wales and clinch their first victory of the 2024 Women's Six Nations.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Watch live coverage and follow live text updates as Ireland host Wales at Virgin Media Park, Cork in the Women's Six Nations
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

Head coach Ioan Cunningham says Wales "have got to believe" they can do a job in Ireland as they look to get their Women’s Six Nations campaign back on track.
Credit: BBC Sport - Published 1 week ago

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