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Information about Swansea

The city of Swansea 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 Swansea 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.
: Birchgrove, Bishopston 3341 population, Bon-y-maen 5807 population, Castle 11933 population, Clydach 7320 population, Cockett 12586 population, Cwmbwrla 8217 population, Dunvant 4679 population, Gorseinon 3275 population, Gowerton 4928 population, Grovesend and Waungron, Ilston, Killay, Landore 6121 population, Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton, Llangyfelach 4426 population, Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Llansamlet 12003 population, Llwchwr, Mawr 1800 population, Morriston 16781 population, Mumbles 4315 population, Mynydd-bach, Penderry 10981 population, Penllergaer 2434 population, Pennard 2648 population, Penrice, Pontarddulais, Pontlliw and Tircoed, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Sketty 13799 population, St Thomas, Townhill 8443 population, Uplands 13355 population and Upper Killay.
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Municipality reviews4.5 / 5 for Swansea by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Swansea’s Administration

Address of Swansea civic centreSwanseaCivic centre Swansea
Civic Centre Oystermouth Road

Swansea SA1 3SN
United Kingdom

Work+44 01792636000
civic centre phone number01792636000
International: +44 01792636000
civic centre fax numberNot available
civic centre emailNot available
Swansea WLS official websiteswansea.gov.uk
Swansea mayorMark Child

Swansea town demography

Name of Swansea town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants232 500 population2 / 36
Swansea town population density1 593,0 pop/sq mi (615,1 pop/km²)

Swansea town administrative number

Swansea town codeGB-SWA
Swansea town postcodeSA1 3SN

Information about Swansea

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VillageBirchgrove, Bishopston (3 341 population), Bon-y-maen (5 807 population), Castle (11 933 population), Clydach (7 320 population), Cockett (12 586 population), Cwmbwrla (8 217 population), Dunvant (4 679 population), Gorseinon (3 275 population), Gowerton (4 928 population), Grovesend and Waungron, Ilston, Killay, Landore (6 121 population), Llangennith, Llanmadoc and Cheriton, Llangyfelach (4 426 population), Llanrhidian Higher, Llanrhidian Lower, Llansamlet (12 003 population), Llwchwr, Mawr (1 800 population), Morriston (16 781 population), Mumbles (4 315 population), Mynydd-bach, Penderry (10 981 population), Penllergaer (2 434 population), Pennard (2 648 population), Penrice, Pontarddulais, Pontlliw and Tircoed, Port Eynon, Reynoldston, Rhossili, Sketty (13 799 population), St Thomas, Townhill (8 443 population), Uplands (13 355 population), Upper Killay
Natural parkSwansea isn't a part of any natural park

Transport modes in Swansea

Airport
Swansea Airport 8.2 km
Cardiff Airport 48.7 km
Haverfordwest Aerodrome 73.8 km

Swansea town territory

Swansea town area145,95 sq mi (378,00 km²)
Swansea town altitude23 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 51.617
Longitude: -3.95
Latitude: 51° 37' 1'' North
Longitude: 3° 57' 0'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Swansea town’s neighbouring towns

Swansea neighbouring towns
LlangennechCoedffrancCoedffranc
LlangennechNeighbouring townsCoedffranc
Baglan BayBaglan Bay
Swansea neighbouring towns
Coedffranc 6.4 kmBaglan Bay 7.8 kmBriton Ferry 8.8 km
Sandfields West 8.9 kmBaglan 9.4 kmSandfields East 10.1 km
Dyffryn Clydach 10.4 kmAberavon 10.6 kmNeath 10.9 km
Port Talbot 11.7 kmCwmafan 12.7 kmLlangennech 12.8 km
Margam Moors 13.3 kmPontardawe 13.3 kmMargam 13.8 km
Tonna 13.8 kmTai-bach 13.9 kmBlaenhonddan 14.3 km
Cilybebyll 15.1 kmPelenna 15.1 kmLlanedi 15.8 km

Distance between Swansea and country’s main cities

London : 265 kmBirmingham : 171 kmLeeds : 292 km
Glasgow : 473 kmSheffield : 259 kmBradford : 284 km
Manchester : 236 kmEdinburgh : 485 kmLiverpool : 209 km
Bristol : 96 kmCardiff : 55 km closestWakefield : 283 km
Coventry : 189 kmWigan : 232 kmDudley : 162 km

Swansea town’s weather

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Nearby hotel : Mansel Guestaccom
Mansel Guestaccom
Address : 67 Mansel Street, Swansea Distance : 0.4 km : 29 £UK / 49 £UK - 5
In Swansea’s centre, this 19th-century, budget guest house offers free Wi-Fi and refurbished rooms with en suite showers. Swansea Rail Station is just 15 minutes’ walk away.
Nearby hotel : Swansea Marriott Hotel
Swansea Marriott Hotel
Address : Maritime Quarter, Swansea Distance : 0.5 km : 72 £UK / 180 £UK - 119
This beachfront hotel has dramatic views of Swansea Bay, and is a short stroll from the town centre. The M4 motorway, golf courses and the Gower Peninsula are nearby.
Nearby hotel : A Space In The City Swansea
A Space In The City Swansea
Address : Princess Way, Swansea Distance : 0.6 km : 58 £UK / 120 £UK - 7
These stylish apartments are in a new development in Swansea city centre. Each modern apartment has free parking, digital TV, a DVD player and a kitchen with dishwasher and washer/dryer.
Nearby hotel : Windsor Lodge Hotel
Windsor Lodge Hotel
Address : Mount Pleasant, West Glamorgan, Swansea Distance : 0.7 km : 32 £UK / 0 £UK - 18
With a scenic view over Swansea Bay, Windsor Lodge Hotel offers free on-site parking and a garden for guests to relax in. This Georgian property also features a lounge with a coffee bar and a computer for guests to surf the web.
Nearby hotel : Glevdon Park Hotel
Glevdon Park Hotel
Address : 362 Oystermouth Road, Swansea Distance : 0.7 km : 30 £UK / 90 £UK - 11
Facing the sea, Glevdon Park Hotel offers clean rooms and a varied breakfast close to Swansea's restaurants, pubs and nightlife. Glevdon Park has a bar, and a dining room where you can enjoy breakfast or drinks, and the sea view.