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Where is Wales?

Wales is part of Britain and the United Kingdom.

It is situated to the west of England and is around 170 miles (256 km) long and 60 miles (96 km) wide. It covers just over 8,000 square miles (20,722 km²) - that's about the same size as Massachusetts in the USA or half the size of Switzerland.

Getting to Wales

To find out more about getting to Wales, take a look at the information below.

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Where is Wales in the World?
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