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Where is Wales, United Kingdom?

Location of country of Wales on a map

Wales is a country found in the nation of United Kingdom. Home to 3,063,456 people, it is the 3rd largest division in United Kingdom in terms of population.

Wales gained its current status as a country in the year 1535. The government of Wales is lead by Carwyn Jones and is based in the country capital of Cardiff (Population: 302,139).

The most populous cities in Wales are: Cardiff (Population: 302,139), Swansea (Population: 170,883), Newport (Population: 117,326), Rhondda (Population: 59,450), Barry (Population: 51,681).

Wales Country - Quick Facts

Country United Kingdom
Region Type Country
ISO Code GB_WLS
Time Zone GMT
Year of Establishment 1535
Capital Cardiff (Population: 302,139)
Head of Government Carwyn Jones
Total Population 3,063,456
Total Area 20,798 sq km (8,030 sq miles)
Population Density 147.3 sq km (381.5 sq miles)
This page was last updated on July 24, 2015.

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