Where is Abercanaid?

Abercanaid is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, two miles south of the town of Merthyr Tydfil, 18 miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 19 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 140 miles west of London. Abercanaid lies two miles west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Abercanaid falls within the unitary authority of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil. It is in the CF48 postcode district. The post town for Abercanaid is Merthyr Tydfil.

Abercanaid on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Abercanaid
Location of Abercanaid within the UK

Which county is Abercanaid in?

Abercanaid is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyMerthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil

Where is Abercanaid in Mid Glamorgan?

Abercanaid is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Abercanaid within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Abercanaid?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Abercanaid is CF48 1RQ.

Where is Abercanaid in CF48?

Abercanaid is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF48 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF48 postcode district.

Location of Abercanaid within CF48

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What is the post town for Abercanaid?

The post town for Abercanaid is Merthyr Tydfil. Abercanaid is in the CF48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Merthyr Tydfil.

What is the latitude and longitude of Abercanaid?

The centre of Abercanaid is located at position 51.72359° latitude and -3.36443° longitude.

Latitude51.72359°
Longitude-3.36443°

What is the easting and northing of Abercanaid?

The centre of Abercanaid is located at the grid reference easting 305851 and northing 203644 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting305851
Northing203644

What are the nearest towns to Abercanaid?

Position of Abercanaid relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercanaid to the centre of the town.

2m
Abercanaid is 2 miles south of Merthyr Tydfil
3m
Abercanaid is 3 miles north of Mountain Ash
4m
Abercanaid is 4 miles east of Aberdare
4m
Abercanaid is 4 miles south-west of Rhymney
5m
Abercanaid is 5 miles north-west of Treharris
6m
Abercanaid is 6 miles north of Abercynon
6m
Abercanaid is 6 miles north-east of Ferndale
6m
Abercanaid is 6 miles south-west of Tredegar
6m
Abercanaid is 6 miles west of Bargod
7m
Abercanaid is 7 miles north-east of Rhondda

What are the nearest cities to Abercanaid?

Position of Abercanaid relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Abercanaid to the centre of the city.

18m
Abercanaid is 18 miles north-west of Newport
19m
Abercanaid is 19 miles north-west of Cardiff
26m
Abercanaid is 26 miles east of Swansea
36m
Abercanaid is 36 miles south-west of Hereford
38m
Abercanaid is 38 miles north-west of Bristol
47m
Abercanaid is 47 miles north-west of Wells
49m
Abercanaid is 49 miles west of Gloucester
49m
Abercanaid is 49 miles north-west of Bath
59m
Abercanaid is 59 miles south-west of Worcester
70m
Abercanaid is 70 miles north of Exeter

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