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Cardiff


Cardiff is a city on the coast of South Wales in the UK, and is the capital of Wales, having been declared as such by the Minister for Welsh Affairs, Gwilym Lloyd-George, in a parliamentary answer in 1955. The current population of Cardiff is believed to be around 340,000.


Key Facts about Cardiff


Cardiff Castle:
Cardiff Castle
Here are some facts about Cardiff:
  1. Cardiff is the capital and largest city in Wales.

  2. Cardiff has been the capital of Wales since 1955, when it was proclaimed as such.

  3. Cardiff is the 10th most populous city in the United Kingdom.

  4. Cardiff is home to the National Assembly for Wales, the country's devolved legislature.

  5. The city is located in South Wales, in the county of South Glamorgan.

  6. The city has a coastline on its southern side, facing the Severn Estuary and Bristol Channel.

  7. The River Taff flows through the center of Cardiff.

  8. Cardiff is a major commercial, sporting, and cultural center.

  9. Cardiff is also the most popular tourist destination in Wales. 18 million, or more, tourists have visited the city annually in recent years.

  10. Cardiff is a major transport hub, with road, rail, and air links.

    • Cardiff lies close to the M4 motorway. This connects the city to Newport and Swansea to the West, and to London and other parts of the UK, to the East.

    • Cardiff Central railway station is the largest railway station in Wales, and one of the busiest in the UK. Trains go from there to other destinations in the Wales, and to major cities throughout the UK.

    • Cardiff Queen Street railway station is the second busiest railway station in Wales. It provides services to South Wales, and to the suburbs of Cardiff.

    • Cardiff is home to the only international airport in Wales, Cardiff Airport. The airport is located about 10 miles (16 kilometers) to the West of the city.


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Wales and Cardiff Travel Reference Map 1:300,000/1:8,000

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Released: January 10th, 2022
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  • ISBN: 1771291745
  • EAN: 9781771291743
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  • Edition: 1st 2022
  • Number of Pages: 2
  • Author: ITMB Publishing LTD
  • Publication Date: January 10th, 2022
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Cardiff Touristic Guide, Wales

By Lucas Ball

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  • ISBN: 1715758781
  • EAN: 9781715758783
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  • Number of Pages: 230
  • Author: Lucas Ball
  • Publication Date: July 17th, 2022
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Cardiff Travel Guide (Do-It-Yourself): Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom Blank DIY Travel Guidebook & Notebook with Lined Pages

By Maxwell Fox

Independently published
Released: September 14th, 2022
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  • Number of Pages: 110
  • Author: Maxwell Fox
  • Publication Date: September 14th, 2022
  • Release Date: September 14th, 2022
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Cardiff & Snowdonia Wales Photography Coffee Table Book: A Beautiful Print Landscape Art Pictures Country Travel for Meditation & Relaxing, and for ... to help them to Stimulate The Memories

By Taylor Reevis

Independently published
Released: September 10th, 2022
Paperback (40 pages)

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  • EAN: 9798352054949
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  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Author: Taylor Reevis
  • Publication Date: September 10th, 2022
  • Release Date: September 10th, 2022
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Cardiff Photography Coffee Table Book for All: Beautiful Pictures For Travel and Tourism Lovers , and Seniors with Alzheimer’s & Dementia Patients ... (UK Travel Photography Coffee Table Book)

By Mary Merwids Joy

Independently published
Released: January 27th, 2022
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  • EAN: 9798409037659
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  • Number of Pages: 40
  • Author: Mary Merwids Joy
  • Publication Date: January 27th, 2022
  • Release Date: January 27th, 2022
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Cardiff: Cardiff Flag Wales UK Travel Souvenir

By Johnson Print

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Released: May 23rd, 2022
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  • Number of Pages: 120
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  • Publication Date: May 23rd, 2022
  • Release Date: May 23rd, 2022
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Wales Cardiff: Exercice Book / Notebook / Digital Arts & Illustration Book / Journal / Diary Gift, 110 Blank Pages, 6x9 inches, Matte Finish Cover (UK)

By Ynes Gifts Publishing

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Released: July 9th, 2021
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  • EAN: 9798533907408
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  • Number of Pages: 110
  • Author: Ynes Gifts Publishing
  • Publication Date: July 9th, 2021
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