1. Aberdare

Where is Aberdare?

Aberdare is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, four miles north of the town of Ferndale, 21 miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 20 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 143 miles west of London. Aberdare lies six miles east of the West Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Aberdare falls within the unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is in the CF44 postcode district. The post town for Aberdare is Aberdare.

Aberdare on a map

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

Which county is Aberdare in?

Aberdare is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf.

Ceremonial CountyMid Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyRhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf

Where is Aberdare in Mid Glamorgan?

Aberdare is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Aberdare within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Aberdare?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aberdare is CF44 7AA.

Where is Aberdare in CF44?

Aberdare is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF44 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF44 postcode district.

Location of Aberdare within CF44

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What is the post town for Aberdare?

The post town for Aberdare is Aberdare. Aberdare is in the CF44 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Aberdare.

What is the latitude and longitude of Aberdare?

The centre of Aberdare is located at position 51.71356° latitude and -3.44778° longitude.

Latitude51.71356°
Longitude-3.44778°

What is the easting and northing of Aberdare?

The centre of Aberdare is located at the grid reference easting 300072 and northing 202640 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting300072
Northing202640

What are the nearest towns to Aberdare?

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

4m
Aberdare is 4 miles north of Ferndale
4m
Aberdare is 4 miles north-west of Mountain Ash
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Aberdare is 4 miles south-west of Merthyr Tydfil
4m
Aberdare is 4 miles north-east of Treorchy
5m
Aberdare is 5 miles north-east of Treherbert
5m
Aberdare is 5 miles north of Rhondda
7m
Aberdare is 7 miles north of Tonypandy
7m
Aberdare is 7 miles north-west of Abercynon
7m
Aberdare is 7 miles north-west of Treharris
7m
Aberdare is 7 miles north of Porth

What are the nearest cities to Aberdare?

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

20m
Aberdare is 20 miles north-west of Cardiff
21m
Aberdare is 21 miles north-west of Newport
22m
Aberdare is 22 miles east of Swansea
39m
Aberdare is 39 miles south-west of Hereford
41m
Aberdare is 41 miles north-west of Bristol
49m
Aberdare is 49 miles north-west of Wells
52m
Aberdare is 52 miles north-west of Bath
53m
Aberdare is 53 miles west of Gloucester
62m
Aberdare is 62 miles south-west of Worcester
69m
Aberdare is 69 miles north of Exeter

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