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Wales, United Kingdom

Wales is one of 4 primary administrative regions in United Kingdom with a population of approximately 3,000,000 people.

Facts and figures on Wales at a glance

Region name: Wales (Wales)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 3,000,000 people
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Wales (Wales) is located in the regional capital Cardiff (Cardiff) with a population of 302,139 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Wales's regional capital Cardiff to United Kingdom's capital London (London) is approximately 212 km (132 mi).

Facts and figures about Wales
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Wales Wales3,000,000 peopleCardiff Cardiff302,139 people

Compare with other regions in United Kingdom.

Map of Wales

Map of Wales

Information on Wales

Information on Wales
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Wales WalesCardiff Cardiff22United KingdomEurope

Time in Wales

Time in Wales
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 1 Apr 2023 - 11:10amIn effect (+1 hour)Sat, 1 Apr 2023 - 10:10amGMT UTC +1.0Europe/London

Geographic coordinates of Wales

Latitude & Longitude of Wales
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map52°30'00.0"N (52.5000000°)3°30'00.0"W (-3.5000000°)

Subregions in Wales

There are 22 administrative subregions in Wales.
Subregions in Wales
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Anglesey Anglesey1.-Llangefni Llangefni4,361
Blaenau Gwent Blaenau Gwent2.-Ebbw Vale Ebbw Vale18,345
Bridgend county borough Bridgend county borough3.-Bridgend Bridgend39,429
Caerphilly County Borough Caerphilly County Borough4.-Ystrad Mynach Ystrad Mynach-
Cardiff Cardiff5.-Cardiff Cardiff302,139
Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire6.180,000Carmarthen Carmarthen15,244
City and County of Swansea City and County of Swansea7.-Swansea Swansea170,883
Conwy Conwy8.-Conwy Conwy3,890
County of Ceredigion County of Ceredigion9.-Aberaeron Aberaeron1,537
County of Flintshire County of Flintshire10.-Mold Mold9,995
Denbighshire Denbighshire11.-Ruthin Ruthin5,344
Gwynedd Gwynedd12.-Caernarfon Caernarfon9,836
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Merthyr Tydfil County Borough13.-Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil30,821
Monmouthshire Monmouthshire14.---
Neath Port Talbot Neath Port Talbot15.-Port Talbot Port Talbot-
Newport Newport16.140,100Newport Newport117,326
Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire17.-Haverfordwest Haverfordwest13,469
Rhondda Cynon Taf Rhondda Cynon Taf18.-Clydach Vale Clydach Vale-
Sir Powys Sir Powys19.-Llandrindod Wells Llandrindod Wells5,350
Torfaen County Borough Torfaen County Borough20.-Pontypool Pontypool35,686
Vale of Glamorgan Vale of Glamorgan21.124,000Barry Barry51,681
Wrexham Wrexham22.130,000Wrexham Wrexham43,649

External sources of information on Wales

Wales on Wikipedia