Wales , Wales

Wales: Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom

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Wales Quick Facts

Population : 3,113,000
Country : Kingdom of England, Wales, United Kingdom, Great Britain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
State : Wales (United Kingdom)
Head of government : First Minister of Wales
Area : 20779 km2
Official name : Wales, Cymru
Has part : Mid Wales, South Wales, North Wales
Continent : Europe
Easternmost point : Point(-2.649888888 51.824916666)
Northernmost point : Point(-4.438694444 53.435805555)
Patron saint : Saint David
Legislative body : Welsh Parliament
Official language : English, Welsh
Capital : Cardiff
Establishment : January 01, 0500 (1522 years ago)
Time Zone : Europe/London, UTC±00:00
Local time : 02:02:08 (27th May 2022)

Geography

Wales is located at 52°30'0"N 3°30'0"W (52.5000000, -3.5000000).

Wales map

The largest city of Wales is Newport with a population of 153,302. . See all Wales cities & populated places.

Largest Cities in Wales (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Wales.

City Name Title County Population
Wales Country in Northwest Europe, part of the United Kingdom 3,113,000
Cardiff Capital city of Wales Cardiff 447,287
Swansea Coastal city in Wales, United Kingdom City and of Swansea 300,352
Newport City in south east Wales, United Kingdom Newport 153,302
Conwy Principal area in north-east Wales Conwy 117,181
Anglesey Island in north-west Wales (use Q42617191 for the principal area) Bous 70,043
Wrexham Town in Wales, United Kingdom Wrexham 65,692
Buckley County of Flintshire 63,576
Tonypandy Rhondda Cynon Taf 62,545
Rhondda Town in Wales Rhondda Cynon Taf 59,450
Bridgend Bridgend county borough 58,380
Barry Town and community in the Vale of Glamorgan Vale of Glamorgan 54,673
Llanelli Town in Wales Carmarthenshire 49,591
Cwmbran New town in south east Wales, United Kingdom Torfaen Borough 48,157
Neath Town and community in county borough of Neath Port Talbot, Wales Neath Port Talbot 46,126
Merthyr Tydfil Town in Wales Merthyr Tydfil Borough 43,820

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  • Carwyn Jones , 12 December, 2018 2009-12-10T00:00:00Z
  • Mark Drakeford , 2018-12-13T00:00:00Z
  • Rhodri Morgan , 10 December, 2009 2000-02-09T00:00:00Z
  • Alun Michael , 9 February, 2000 1999-05-12T00:00:00Z

  • Monmouthshire
  • Rhondda Cynon Taf
  • Blaenau Gwent County Borough
  • Caerphilly County Borough
  • Merthyr Tydfil County Borough
  • City and County of Newport
  • Vale of Glamorgan
  • Powys
  • City and County of Cardiff
  • City and County of Swansea
  • Denbighshire
  • Conwy County Borough
  • Ceredigion
  • Wrexham County Borough
  • Carmarthenshire
  • Torfaen
  • Pembrokeshire
  • Neath Port Talbot County Borough
  • Anglesey
  • Flintshire
  • Gwynedd
  • Bridgend County Borough

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1570 422,479 - estimation process
1600 351,264 -20.27% estimation process
1630 375,254 6.39% estimation process
1670 378,461 0.85% estimation process
1700 406,200 6.83% estimation process
1750 489,900 17.09% estimation process
1801 587,245 16.58% census
1811 673,340 12.79% census
1821 794,154 15.21% census
1831 904,400 12.19% census
1841 1,046,073 13.54% census
1851 1,163,139 10.06% census
1861 1,280,413 9.16% census
1871 1,412,583 9.36% census
1881 1,571,780 10.13% census
1891 1,771,451 11.27% census
1901 2,012,875 11.99% census
1911 2,420,921 16.85% census
1921 2,656,474 8.87% census
1931 2,593,332 -2.43% census
1939 2,487,000 -4.28% census
1951 2,598,675 4.3% census
1961 2,644,023 1.72% census
1971 2,731,204 3.19% census
2001 2,903,085 5.92% United Kingdom Census 2001
2011 3,063,456 5.23% census
2012 3,074,067 0.35% estimation process
2016 3,113,000 1.25% estimation process

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Wales Counties (more)

Cardiff

Cardiff, principal area in south-east Wales, United Kingdom

City and County of Swansea

City and County of Swansea, principal area in south-west Wales, United Kingdom

Carmarthenshire

Carmarthenshire, principal area in south-west Wales

County Name Population
Cardiff 364,248
City and County of Swansea 246,466
Carmarthenshire 187,568
Caerphilly County Borough 181,019
County of Flintshire 155,593
Bridgend county borough 144,876
Neath Port Talbot 142,906
Wrexham 136,126
Sir Powys 132,447
Vale of Glamorgan 132,165
Pembrokeshire 125,818
Gwynedd 124,560
Denbighshire 95,330
Monmouthshire 94,142
Torfaen County Borough 93,049
County of Ceredigion 72,992

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