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Today is 22nd April 2019 .
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Wikishire is where you may find the best of Britain and Ireland.

Wikishire is where you are; whether you are on the Shetland islands or the South Shetland Islands, or the places between, Wikishire is a growing guide on all you need to know about the British and Irish lands.

Tell the world what you love about your home. Each shire, from Kent to Kerry is here, with ever-growing detail; if your town or village is not in Wikishire, or if something important is missed out, then log on, then -

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To begin, you can peruse the list of counties of the UK or Republic of Ireland, or even go directly to a random page! To accompany the encyclopædia we also have an interactive map of the counties of the British Isles.

Today's featured image is:

Episkopi Bay from Kourion

Episkopi Bay

Episkopi Bay is a bay of the Mediterranean Sea on the coast of the Western Sovereign Base Area of Akrotiri and Dhekelia, along the south-western shore of Cyprus. The bay is famous for its beach and fish restaurants.

Despite the ethnic division of Cyprus in 1974, following the inter-communal riots and the subsequent Turkish invasion of the island, a number of Turkish Cypriots chose to remain in the area, known to them as Piskobu Körfezi, and to their neighbours as Κόλπος Επισκοπής.

The Symvoulos River enters the Mediterranean here. (Read more)

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What is a wiki?

A wiki is a collaborative website with certain standard functions allowing easy editing of pages by anyone. At Wikishire, you may log on and start work right away.

Few things stay still for long, and here you can keep updating or improving the articles. A wiki is a constant work in progress.