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Today is 12th April 2021 .
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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:

Summer at Maiviken, South Georgia


Maiviken is a cove at the north end of Thatcher Peninsula which extends between Cumberland West Bay and Cumberland East Bay, on the east coast of South Georgia, the main island of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

The cove was charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1901–04, under Otto Nordenskjöld, and named 'May Cove' (in Swedish) after the day on which the cove was entered. (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.