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The location of Wales in Europe and in the United Kingdom.

Wales is a part of the United Kingdom. The capital of Wales is Cardiff. To the east of Wales is England, to the south is the Bristol Channel, to the west and to north is the Irish Sea. Cardiff is the biggest city, followed by Newport and Swansea. In 2011 Wales had 3.063.456 inhabitants.

The Welsh language used to be the main language in Wales, but nowadays the majority of the population speaks English. However, Welsh is still spoken by around 20% of the people and is also taught in schools.

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