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Welcome to Wikishire
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Today is 26th April 2017 .
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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 -

Add it and Edit

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:

St Asaph Cathedral, Flintshire

St Asaph

St Asaph is a city in Flintshire on the River Elwy. In the 2001 it had a population of 3,491.

The city is best known as the site of St Asaph Cathedral, seat of the Bishop of St Asaph and by virtue of this ancient bishopric it has claimed the title of "City" since time immemorial, a status granted officially to mark the Queen's Diamond Jubilee.

The city of St Asaph is surrounded by countryside and views of the Vale of Clwyd. It is situated close to a number of busy coastal towns of Flintshire and Denbighshire such as Rhyl, Prestatyn, Abergele, Colwyn Bay and Llandudno (Read more)

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.