Moving to Wales

Thinking of moving to Wales? What makes Wales different? Let us gather some information about Wales before moving to Wales or relocating to Wales or immigrating to Wales. Wales is situated in the south-west Great Britain of UK. It is among one of the four constituent countries of United Kingdom. The borders of Wales is surrounded by River Dee in north, English counties of Gloucestershire, Cheshire, Herefordshire, and Shropshire in the east, Irish sea in west and north, St. Geroge’s Channel and Cardigan Bay in the southwest, and Bristol channel in south.

The capital of Wales is Cardiff. Cardiff is the largest city of Wales. It has also the main seaport of Wales and the ship building center is also situated here. The total land area of Wales is 20,760 sq km (8,020 sq mi).

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According to 2001 censes the estimated population of Wales was 2,903,085.The currency of Wales is the pound sterling.

The main language of Wales is Welsh and English. Both these languages are treated as their official language. According to the survey one-quarter of Wales population speaks Welsh and English languages. English is spoken mostly in Wales.

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The climate of Wales is humid and mild. During winter, the average temperature in the Wales is 6В°C (42.8В°F) and in summer, the average temperature is 16В°C (60В°F).

If you are thinking of moving to Wales for higher education, the important institution of Wales is the University of Wales. This university was established in 1893. This university is the collection universities. The universities which come under the University of Wales are the University College of North Wales in Bangor, University College of Wales in Aberystwyth, Saint David’s University College in Lampeter, the University College of Swansea, and University College in Cardiff, the University Of Wales College Of Medicine in Cardiff, and the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in Cardiff.

In Wales the international airport is situated at Cardiff. This airport provides international services to other countries and national services within United Kingdom. Swansea provides ferry service to Ireland. There is no commercial inland waterway in Wales. The main ocean port is Milford Haven. This provides services in Western Europe. The main rail and road lines are linked with the ferry port of Fishguard, and Holyhead. As Holyhead port is the busiest deep water port.

In the main population areas of the South and extreme North-East Light engineering is still an important activity. But as elsewhere in the UK the economy, the service sector, is now the main focus of economy.

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