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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


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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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The Cambrian Way: Classic Wales mountain trek - south to north from Cardiff to Conwy

By George Tod

Cicerone Press
Released: July 15th, 2019
Paperback (264 pages)

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The Cambrian Way: Classic Wales mountain trek - south to north from Cardiff to Conwy
  • Manufacturer: Cicerone Press
  • ISBN: 1852849908
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  • Number of Pages: 264
  • Authors: George Tod, The Trustees of the Cambrian Way Trust
  • Publication Date: July 15th, 2019
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Cardiff, Wales Travel Guide - Sightseeing, Hotel, Restaurant & Shopping Highlights (Illustrated)

By Rebecca Kaye

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