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Information on Cardiff

The city and county of Cardiff is located in Wales. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Cardiff by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Cardiff city and county COUNCIL

Cardiff council addressCardiffCivic centre Cardiff
County Hall Atlantic Wharf

Cardiff CF10 4UW
United Kingdom
Phone number of Cardiff council0292087208
Fax numberNot available
Email of Cardiff councilLoading...
Official website of Cardiff councilcardiff.gov.uk
Opening hours of Cardiff councilMonday to Friday 8.00 am to 7.00 pm, Saturday 9.00 am to 12.30 pm
Mayor of CardiffDaniel De'Ath

Demographics of Cardiff

Name of Cardiff inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population341 054 inhabitants1 / 11
Population density in Cardiff6 296,0 pop/sq mi (2 430,9 pop/km²)

Cardiff administrative numbers

Cardiff city and county codeGB-CRF
Cardiff city and county postcodeCF10 4U

Cardiff administrative data

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

Information on Cardiff

Cities twinned with Cardiff
Bolivia SucreBulgaria ПерникChina Xiamen
France NantesGermany StuttgartPeru Lima
Ukraine Luhansk
Namesake of Cardiff
  • Cardiff, Alabama, États-Unis
DistrictAdamsdown (6 850 inhabitants)
Butetown (4 487 inhabitants)
Caerau (10 189 inhabitants)
Canton (13 086 inhabitants)
Castle
Cathays (13 940 inhabitants)
Cyncoed (10 310 inhabitants)
Ely (14 751 inhabitants)
Fairwater (12 366 inhabitants)
Gabalfa (7 619 inhabitants)
Grangetown (14 367 inhabitants)
Heath (11 770 inhabitants)
Lisvane (3 319 inhabitants)
Llandaff (8 988 inhabitants)
Llandaff North (8 257 inhabitants)
Llanishen (16 019 inhabitants)
Llanrumney (11 226 inhabitants)
Old St Mellons
Pentwyn (14 643 inhabitants)
Pentyrch (3 535 inhabitants)
Plasnewydd (16 339 inhabitants)
Pontprennau
Radyr and Morganstown (6 000 inhabitants)
Rhiwbina (11 249 inhabitants)
Riverside (12 021 inhabitants)
Roath
Rumney (8 964 inhabitants)
Splott (12 074 inhabitants)
St Fagans
Tongwynlais
Trowbridge (14 801 inhabitants)
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

Airport
Cardiff Airport 9.1 miles
Bristol Airport 21.2 miles
Bristol Filton Airport 25.6 miles

Cardiff territory

Cardiff area54,17 sq mi (140,30 km²)
Minimum altitude0 Altitude feet
Maximum altitude135 Altitude feet
Average altitude67 Altitude feet
Cardiff 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

Cardiff neighbouring towns and cities

Cardiff neighbouring municipalities
Goetre FawrGoetre FawrRudry
MichaelstonNeighbouring townsPenarth
MichaelstonMichaelstonPenarth
Cardiff neighbouring municipalities
Michaelston 2.6 milesPenarth 3.1 milesGoetre Fawr 3.4 miles
Dinas Powys 3.7 milesWenvoe 4.2 milesSt Georges super Ely 5 miles
Sully 5.5 milesTaff's Well 5.8 milesPeterston-super-Ely 6.1 miles
Rudry 6.1 milesVan 6.2 milesSt Nicholas and Bonvilston 6.4 miles
Caerphilly 6.8 milesBarry 7.2 milesPendoylan 7.5 miles
Penyrheol, Trecenydd and Energlyn 7.5 milesLlantwit Fardre 8.3 milesBedwas, Trethomas and Machen 8.3 miles
Llanbradach and Pwllypant 8.6 milesLlancarfan 8.9 milesLlantrisant 9.2 miles

Distance between Cardiff and other main cities and towns

London : 132 milesBristol : 26 miles closestBirmingham : 88 miles
Leeds : 174 milesGlasgow : 306 milesSheffield : 150 miles
Bradford : 171 milesManchester : 143 milesEdinburgh : 309 miles
Liverpool : 133 milesWakefield : 168 milesCoventry : 96 miles
Wigan : 144 milesDudley : 85 milesNottingham : 134 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Cardiff

Leisure and activities in Cardiff surrounding area

No activities found in town Cardiff

Other information on the city and county of Cardiff

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