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Today is 20th July 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:

Green Lowther, Lanarkshire

Green Lowther

Green Lowther is a mountain of 2,403 feet in the south of Lanarkshire, a mile from the border with Dumfriesshire. It is in the Lowther Hills, of which range it is the highest peak.

Green Lowther and Lowther Hill (the latter marking the shire border) may be considered one mountain, their peaks linked by a mile-long ridge which does not drop below 2,100 feet and which extends further north-east to Dungrain Law. (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.