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Today is 19th July 2018 .
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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 White Horse of Uffington, Berkshire

White Horse of Uffington

The White Horse of Uffington is a large, mysterious, prehistoric hill figure inscribed upon the scarp slope of White Horse Hill in Berkshire. Fully 375 feet long, the figure is a highly stylized horse visible for many miles around, formed from deep trenches filled with crushed white chalk.

The figure is found high on the hill above Uffington, about eight miles south of Faringdon and a similar distance west of Wantage. (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.