Map of Wales in the United Kingdom
Wales in the UK map; © UKPhoenix79 via Wikipedia Commons

Travel destination guide for Wales, the third largest country in the United Kingdom. Wales has in excess of 750 miles of coastline, with a number of scenic seaside towns and coastal scenery for visitors to explore. Learn more about Wales and its history, heritage, culture and attractions that attract many visitors each year. Southern Wales includes Cardiff, the capital of Wales and largest city along with Swansea & other major settlements. North Wales includes the Castles & Town Walls of King Edward in Gwynedd, UNESCO World Heritage Site. Other prominent cities and towns in Wales include Swansea, Newport, Wrexham, Barry & Neath. For a relatively small country Wales offers visitors a host of attractions along with inspiring scenery and a range of landscapes from valleys to mountains to a scenic coastline.

Find country information on Wales including country overview, travel guides outlines local attractions & places of interest for visitors, travellers tips & advice, maps and local search. Wales includes a number of small towns and villages that are full of character along with a number of historic attractions & houses. Visitors can find a number of open spaces in local and national parks along with areas of outstanding natural beauty to enjoy Wales’s natural beauty. Visitors can find a host of historic buildings, castles, museums, galleries, local festivals, shows & fairs throughout the year.

Wales Quick Facts:

Population: 3,063,456 million

Area total: 20,779 sq km

Capital: Cardiff

Languages: Welsh & English

Currency: Pound Sterling (£)

Climate: Temperate Climate, changeable and relatively mild for its latitude with extreme weather rare. Temperatures are generally a little lower than southern areas in the UK.

Time Zone: Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) & British Summer Time (UTC+1.00)

Major International Airports: Cardiff

Famous Attractions: Gower Peninsular, Pembrokeshire Coast National Park, Beacon Beacons National Park, Conwy Castle, Beaumaris Castle, Caernarfon Castle, Powis Castle and Gardens, Cardiff Castle, Wales Millennium Centre, Whitesands Bay & many more.

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