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Wales




Wales
Cymru

English Wales - Wales
Wales one of the four constituent countries of the United Kingdom. Wales is located in the south-west of Great Britain and is bordered by ► England (Lloegr) to the east, the Bristol Channel (Môr Hafren) to the south and the Irish Sea (Môr Iwerddon) to the west and north, and also by the estuary of the River Dee (Afon Dyfrdwy) in the north-east.
Cymraeg Cymru

Mae Cymru yn wlad Geltaidd ac yn un o'r tair gwlad (gyda'r Alban a Lloegr) a'r un dalaith (Gogledd Iwerddon) sy'n ffurfio'r Deyrnas Unedig. Lleolir y wlad yn ne-orllewin Prydain Fawr yn ffinio â Lloegr i'r dwyrain, Môr Hafren a Môr Iwerydd i'r gogledd a'r gorllewin, a Glannau Dyfrdwy i'r gogledd-ddwyrain.


Short name Wales
Official  name Wales
Status Constituent country of the ► United Kingdom
Capital Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Population 3,138,631 inhabitants
Area 20,779 km²
Major  languages English, Welsh
Major  religions Protestantism
More information Wales, Geography of Wales, History of Wales and Politics of Wales
More  images Wales - Wales (Category).

General maps

Map of Wales

Maps of divisions

This section holds maps of the administrative divisions.

Preserved counties of Wales
Subdivisions of Wales

History maps

This section holds a short summary of the history of the area of present-day Wales, illustrated with maps, including historical maps of former countries and empires that included present-day Wales.

See the Atlas of the United Kingdom for more history maps
Britain in 500 CE
Tribes of Wales at the time of the Roman invasion. Exact boundaries are conjectural
Roman Britain around 400
Roman Britain in the year 410
Britain in 410
Britain around 600
Britain around 600
Britain around 600
Britain around 600
Britain around 600
Kingdom of Mercia, 600-900
Mediaeval kingdoms of Wales 700-1000
Wales between 844 - 878
Wales between 900 - 950
Wales between 986 - 999
Wales between 1039-63
Wales in 1093
Wales in 1217
Wales in 1234
Wales in 1267
Gwynedd in 1277
Wales in 1284

Old maps

This section holds copies of original general maps more than 70 years old.

1710 Map of England and Wales


Other maps

Welsh language in Wales (2011 census)
Dioceses of the Church in Wales

Satellite maps

Satellite image of Wales


Notes and references

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