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Today is 7th December 2023 .
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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:

The Paps of Jura, Argyll

Paps of Jura

The Paps of Jura are three mountains on the western side of island of Jura in Argyll's Inner Hebrides. Their highest point is 2,575 feet on Beinn an Òir‎.

Though there are three mountains, postcard photographs invariably show just two, which may be the exigencies of the photo frame but more probably to emphasise the delightful shape which gives them their name.

The Paps are conspicuous hills which dominate the island landscape and can be seen from the Mull of Kintyre and, on a clear day, from Skye and County Antrim. (Read more)

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