Wales has been inhabited by modern humans for at least 29,000 years. Continuous human habitation dates from the end of the last ice age, between 12,000 and 10,000 years before present (BP), when Mesolithic hunter-gatherers from central Europe began to migrate to Great Britain.
Roman rule in Wales was a military occupation, save for the southern coastal region of South Wales east of the Gower Peninsula, where there is a legacy of Romanisation. The only town in Wales founded by the Romans, Caerwent, is located in South Wales.
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Wales has a coastline which is 1680 miles long, and the country itself is 20,779 km 2 large. The highest mountains in Wales are in Gwynedd, in the north-west, and include Snowdon (Yr Wyddfa), which is the highest peak in Wales at 1085 m (3,560 ft).
Wales an aa received immigration frae various pairts o the Breetish Commonweel o Naitions in the 20t century, an African-Caribbean an Asian commonties add tae the ethno-cultural mix, pairteecularly in urban Wales. Mony o thir sel-identify as Welsh. The 2011 census shawed Wales' population tae be 3,063,456, the heichest in its history.
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By 21 July, Wales was recording no new deaths for the eighth time in a month. However, figures released by the Care Inspectorate Wales confirmed that there had been 736 care home resident deaths linked to COVID-19 by 17 July, with the overall number of deaths 71% higher than in the same period last year.
Jimmy Donal Wales (born August 7, 1966) is an American-British Internet entrepreneur and former financial trader. He is also a co-founder of the online non-profit encyclopedia Wikipedia, and the for-profit web hosting company Wikia (later renamed to Fandom).
Prince of Wales (Welsh: Tywysog Cymru, Welsh pronunciation: [təˈwəsog ˈkəmrɨ]) is a title traditionally and ceremonially granted to the heir apparent of the British throne as a personal honour or dignity, and is not heritable, with it being merged with the Crown on accession to the throne.
Princess of Wales (Welsh: Tywysoges Cymru) is a British courtesy title held by the wife of the Prince of Wales, who is, since the 14th century, the heir apparent of the English or British monarch. The first acknowledged title holder was Eleanor de Montfort, wife of Llywelyn ap Gruffudd .Previous nameBirthMarriageBecame Princess of Wales19 September 132810 October 136110 October 136111 June 145613 December 147013 December 147016 December 148514 November 150114 November 15011 March 168322 August 170527 September 1714
Wales säilyi myös kristittynä germaaniheimojen valloittaessa Englannin. Englannin normannit valloittivat Walesin 1066 , mutta se jäi omien ruhtinaidensa hallitsemaksi vuoteen 1282, jolloin Englannin kuningas Edvard I löi Walesin viimeisen ruhtinaan, Llywelyn viimeisen (1228–1282, Llywelyn ap Gruffydd tai Llywelyn Ein Llyw Olaf).