Why is Wales in the UK called Wales?

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The word Wales derives from old German and means 'stranger' or 'foreign.' Derivatives of the word were applied by Anglo Saxons to the Celtic inhabitants of Britain.

Interestingly enough the French and Spanish names for Wales are very similar to the old Roman word for France - 'Gaul'. In Spanish is it 'Gales' and in French it is 'Pays de Galles'.
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Where is Wales?

Answer Its a country in the UK. It borders England. Capital city isCardiff/Caerdydd. Wales occupies the Western coast of Britain. Situated betweenEngland on the right and Irel

Where are wales from?

Wales is a country to the west of England. It's kind of between England and Ireland.

Who are the wales?

They are a nation of people situated in the west of Britain and aredescended from Celts

Who is wale?

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What was wales called before wales?

Well , originally it wouldn't have had an English alternative (Wales) and would have always been Cymru (I think) In the same way , while England had complete power over us ,

Why do people call wales 'Welsh wales'?

This generally means "Welsh-speaking Wales" -- a reference to those areas of the country where the Welsh language is commonly spoken, although sometimes people say "Welsh Wale

Why is Wales in the UK?

Wales is in the UK because Henry VII of Wales won a battle against Richard III of England and became the King of England. He became the King of two different countries and uni

When was Wales added to the UK?

Wales was defeated and occupied by England in the 13th Century. This was formalized by an Act of Union in 1540. It now has its own Welsh Assembly in Cardiff which can legislat

Postal code of Wales in uk?

Wales has many postal codes, not just one- you need to specify the particular area of the country that you want the code for.

How do you get to Wales?

That depends entirely on where you are... Plane, car, boat, train, bus, walk, cycle. Wales is a country that protrudes from the west of mid-England.
In Wales

Where about is wales?

Wales the country is just to the left of England. There is also a New South Wales in Australia and there are probably plenty more :D
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What about wales?

Wales as in the town Wales as in the Country or Whales as in the animal