Wales (/ˈweɪlz/) is a country that’s a constituent part of the United Kingdom. It’s located on a large, mountainous peninsula to the west of England and to the east of Ireland over the Irish Sea.
Wales is an English-speaking country, where Welsh English is spoken, but with some areas that are Welsh-speaking and where the preservation of the Welsh is seen as socially and politically important.
The irregular demonyms "Welshman" and "Welshwoman" can be used to refer to Welsh people.
- ↑ It’s about 200 miles north-south along the border with England; the east-west distance varies between 35 and 100 miles.