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Today is 22nd October 2020 .
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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 -

Add it and Edit

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:

White Bay, Jost Van Dyke in the British Virgin Islands

Jost Van Dyke

Jost Van Dyke is the smallest of the four main islands of the British Virgin Islands, measuring roughly three square miles. The most north-westerly of the main islands in the territory, Jost Van Dyke lies about five miles northwest of Tortola and five miles north of the nearest American island, St John. Little Jost Van Dyke lies off its eastern end. (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.