Outline of Wales

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Historic coat of arms of Llywelyn the Great
Location of Wales (orange)
– in the European continent (camel & white)
– in the United Kingdom (camel)
Enlargeable relief map of Wales

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Wales:

Wales – a country that is part of the United Kingdom,[1] bordered by England to its east and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west. It has an estimated population of three million and the Welsh and English languages are both official languages. The Welsh language is an important element of Welsh culture. Its decline has reversed over recent years, with Welsh speakers estimated to be around 20 per cent of the population of Wales.[2]

General reference[edit]




Environment of Wales

Natural geographic features[edit]


Regions of Wales; common models:

Other models exist

Administrative divisions[edit]

Administrative divisions of Wales

Local government[edit]

Local government in Wales

Preserved counties[edit]

Preserved counties of Wales

Historic counties[edit]

Historic counties of Wales

Former Districts[edit]

Districts of Wales


Cities of Wales


Demographics of Wales

Government and politics[edit]

Politics of Wales

Branches of the government[edit]

Government of Wales




Law and order in Wales[edit]


Military of Wales within the Military of the United Kingdom

Local government in Wales[edit]

Local government in Wales


History of Wales

History of Wales, by period[edit]

History of Wales, by region[edit]

History of Wales, by subject[edit]


Culture of Wales

Art in Wales[edit]

Religion in Wales[edit]

Religion in Wales

Sport in Wales[edit]

Sport in Wales

Economy and infrastructure[edit]

Economy of Wales

Education in Wales[edit]

Education in Wales

See also[edit]



  1. ^ "The Countries of the UK". statistics.gov.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2008.
  2. ^ "Welsh Language Board - Number of speakers". Byig-wlb.org.uk. Archived from the original on 24 May 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2010.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Wales