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Information on the city of Cardiff

The city of Cardiff is located in the state of Wales. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Cardiff City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Cardiff by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Cardiff’s Administration

Address of Cardiff civic centreCardiffCivic centre Cardiff
County Hall Atlantic Wharf

Cardiff CF10 4UW
United Kingdom

Work+44 0292087208
civic centre phone number0292087208
International: +44 0292087208
civic centre fax numberNot available
civic centre emailLoading...
Cardiff WLS official websitecardiff.gov.uk
Monday to Friday 8.00 am to 7.00 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Cardiff mayorDaniel De'Ath

Demographics of Cardiff

Name of Cardiff’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants341 054 population1 / 11
Population density in Cardiff6 296,0 pop/sq mi (2 430,9 pop/km²)

Cardiff's administrative numbers

Cardiff's city codeGB-CRF
Cardiff's city postcodeCF10 4U

Cardiff's administrative data

CountryUnited Kingdom
CountryWales (Region's capital)
City and countyCardiff

Information on the city of Cardiff

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Bolivia SucreBulgaria ПерникChina Xiamen
France NantesGermany StuttgartPeru Lima
Ukraine Luhansk
DistrictAdamsdown (6 850 population)
Butetown (4 487 population)
Caerau (10 189 population)
Canton (13 086 population)
Castle
Cathays (13 940 population)
Cyncoed (10 310 population)
Ely (14 751 population)
Fairwater (12 366 population)
Gabalfa (7 619 population)
Grangetown (14 367 population)
Heath (11 770 population)
Lisvane (3 319 population)
Llandaff (8 988 population)
Llandaff North (8 257 population)
Llanishen (16 019 population)
Llanrumney (11 226 population)
Old St Mellons
Pentwyn (14 643 population)
Pentyrch (3 535 population)
Plasnewydd (16 339 population)
Pontprennau
Radyr and Morganstown (6 000 population)
Rhiwbina (11 249 population)
Riverside (12 021 population)
Roath
Rumney (8 964 population)
Splott (12 074 population)
St Fagans
Tongwynlais
Trowbridge (14 801 population)
Whitchurch
Natural parksCardiff isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Cardiff

Arabic: كارديفBulgarian: КардифGreek: Κάρντιφ
Persian: کاردیفHindi: कार्डिफ़Armenian: Կարդիֆ
Japanese: カーディフKorean: 카디프Russian: Кардифф
Ukrainian: КардіффChinese: 加的夫 

Transportation modes in Cardiff

Urban transportation systems availableBicycle sharing system
Airport
Cardiff Airport 14.7 km
Bristol Airport 34.1 km
Bristol Filton Airport 41.2 km

Cardiff's territory

Cardiff's area54,17 sq mi (140,30 km²)
Minimum altitude0 Altitude feet
Maximum altitude135 Altitude feet
Average altitude67 Altitude feet
Cardiff's altitude23 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 51.483
Longitude: -3.183
Latitude: 51° 28' 59'' North
Longitude: 3° 10' 59'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Distance between Cardiff and other main cities

London : 212 kmBirmingham : 142 kmLeeds : 280 km
Glasgow : 492 kmSheffield : 241 kmBradford : 275 km
Manchester : 230 kmEdinburgh : 497 kmLiverpool : 214 km
Bristol : 42 km closestWakefield : 270 kmCoventry : 154 km
Wigan : 231 kmDudley : 137 kmNottingham : 215 km

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Other information on the city of Cardiff

Nuclear power plantHinkley Point C nuclear power station 31 km
Oldbury Nuclear Power Station 46 km