Wales, United Kingdom

Wales is one of 4 primary administrative regions in United Kingdom with a population of approximately 3,267,501 people.

Facts and figures on Wales at a glance

Region name: Wales (Wales)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 3,267,501 people
Country: United Kingdom
Continent: Europe

The regional headquarters of Wales (Wales) is located in the regional capital Cardiff (Cardiff) with a population of 447,287 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 Wales3,267,501 peopleCardiff Cardiff447,287 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, 24 Feb 2024 - 8:46am (08:46h)NoSat, 24 Feb 2024 - 8:46am (08:46h)UTCEurope/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 Anglesey1.69,723Llangefni Llangefni4,864
Blaenau Gwent Blaenau Gwent2.69,628Ebbw Vale Ebbw Vale33,068
Bridgend county borough Bridgend county borough3.143,177Bridgend Bridgend49,597
Caerphilly County Borough Caerphilly County Borough4.180,462Ystrad Mynach Ystrad Mynach-
Cardiff Cardiff5.361,468Cardiff Cardiff447,287
Carmarthenshire Carmarthenshire6.185,610Carmarthen Carmarthen15,854
City and County of Swansea City and County of Swansea7.244,513Swansea Swansea300,352
Conwy Conwy8.116,538Conwy Conwy3,873
County of Ceredigion County of Ceredigion9.74,146Aberaeron Aberaeron1,422
County of Flintshire County of Flintshire10.154,419Mold Mold10,058
Denbighshire Denbighshire11.94,805Ruthin Ruthin5,461
Gwynedd Gwynedd12.123,627Caernarfon Caernarfon9,730
Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Merthyr Tydfil County Borough13.59,810Merthyr Tydfil Merthyr Tydfil43,820
Monmouthshire Monmouthshire14.92,843--
Neath Port Talbot Neath Port Talbot15.141,588Port Talbot Port Talbot-
Newport Newport16.149,148Newport Newport306,844
Pembrokeshire Pembrokeshire17.123,954Haverfordwest Haverfordwest14,596
Rhondda Cynon Taf Rhondda Cynon Taf18.238,306Clydach Vale Clydach Vale-
Sir Powys Sir Powys19.132,160Llandrindod Wells Llandrindod Wells5,309
Torfaen County Borough Torfaen County Borough20.92,052Pontypool Pontypool35,686
Vale of Glamorgan Vale of Glamorgan21.128,463Barry Barry54,673
Wrexham Wrexham22.136,710Wrexham Wrexham65,692

External sources of information on Wales

Wales on Wikipedia