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Welcome to Wikishire
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Today is 21st July 2024 .
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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. We also have Resources for GIS including KML files and postcode lookup tools.

Today's featured image is:

Little Cayman, in the Cayman Islands

Little Cayman

Little Cayman is one of three islands comprising the Cayman Islands; it lies some sixty miles north-east of Grand Cayman and five miles west of Cayman Brac.

This is the least populous of the three main islands, with a permanent population of about 170, on an island ten miles long with an average width of one mile. Almost the entire island is at sea level.

Little Cayman is known for its excellent scuba diving and bird watching, unspoiled wildlife habitat. (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.