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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:

The River Isla, Angus

River Isla, Angus

The River Isla is a tributary of the River Tay. It runs mainly through Angus and meets the Tay south of Meikleour in Perthshire.

The Isla is 46 miles long, rising in the very north of the county, formed by the many burns off the county's highest mountains: those from the southern slopes of Tom Buidhe make the Canness Burn and those from the craggy Caenlochan Glen below Glas Maol the Caenlochan Burn, which two joining become the River Isla at the beginning of its long course to the Tay. (Read more)

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Few things stay still for long, and here you can keep updating or improving the articles. A wiki is a constant work in progress.