Wales is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain, bordered by England to its east and the Atlantic Ocean and Irish Sea to its west. Population: 3,006,400 (2010); Capital: Cardiff; Dialing code: 44; Currency: UK £; Government: Devolution, Constitutional monarchy; Official language: Welsh & English
Map of Welsh castles. The castles of Wales were not only built by the English as part of their conquest and control of the local population, many were built by the Welsh Princes themselves. Internal feuding between them led to weakness and made conquest that much easier. How many other places in the old British Empire fell for the exact same reason ? rjp
GREAT BRITAIN: England, Wales and Scotland. It is ONE island (the eastern one). UNITED KINGDOM: England, Wales, Scotland AND Northern Ireland. IRELAND: a separate country British Isles: all countries in both countries.
What time you can see the International Space Station in Wales
A list of epic castles in Wales you wouldn't want to miss when exploring this enchanting country in Great Britain. From an Ancient Roman fortress in Cardiff to the magnificent Medieval strongholds in Monmouthshire.