The region of Wales in the United Kingdom
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Wales coat of arms
CountryUnited Kingdom
Number of zones872
Maximum PPH878
Last updated2021-01-09

Wales is one of twelve regions in the United Kingdom. The region includes the country with the same name and consists of the counties of Gwent, Mid Glamorgan, South Glamorgan, West Glamorgan, Dyfed, Powys, Gwynedd and Clwyd and has about three million inhabitants.

The largest city is Cardiff, other of the region's most populous towns are Swansea, Newport, Wrexham and Barry.

It is bordered by England to the east, the Irish Sea to the north and west, and the Bristol Channel to the south. Adjacent regions are North West England in the northeast, West Midlands in the east and South West England in the southeast.

Motto: Cymru am byth (Welsh) Wales Forever

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Geographical division[edit]


In Wales there are 21 municipalities with at least one turf zone:

Municipality Zones
Bridgend 55
Caerphilly 35
Cardiff 121
Carmarthenshire 49
Ceredigion 15
Conwy 34
Denbighshire 33
Flintshire 10
Gwynedd 25
Isle of Anglesey 17
Merthyr Tydfil 12
Monmouthshire 16
Neath Port Talbot 47
Newport 73
Pembrokeshire 59
Powys 20
Rhondda Cynon Taff 10
Swansea 147
Torfaen 9
Vale of Glamorgan 26
Wrexham 59


There are 872 turf zones in the region, three of which is counted as World Heritage Sites, four Water zones, 16 Train station zones, three National park zones, seven Monument zones, 55 Holy zones, two Summit zones, 48 Bridge zones, 13 Castle zones and 27 Ruin zones.

Updated: 2021-01-09

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