1. Aberfan

Where is Aberfan?

Aberfan is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, two miles east of the town of Mountain Ash, 17 miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 16 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 139 miles west of London. Aberfan lies three miles west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Aberfan falls within the unitary authority of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil. It is in the CF48 postcode district. The post town for Aberfan is Merthyr Tydfil.

Aberfan on a map

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

Which county is Aberfan in?

Aberfan 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 Aberfan in Mid Glamorgan?

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

Location of Aberfan within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Aberfan?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Aberfan is CF48 4QN.

Where is Aberfan in CF48?

Aberfan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF48 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF48 postcode district.

Location of Aberfan within CF48

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What is the post town for Aberfan?

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

What is the latitude and longitude of Aberfan?

The centre of Aberfan is located at position 51.69282° latitude and -3.34593° longitude.

Latitude51.69282°
Longitude-3.34593°

What is the easting and northing of Aberfan?

The centre of Aberfan is located at the grid reference easting 307066 and northing 200199 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting307066
Northing200199

What are the nearest towns to Aberfan?

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

2m
Aberfan is 2 miles east of Mountain Ash
3m
Aberfan is 3 miles north-west of Treharris
3m
Aberfan is 3 miles north of Abercynon
4m
Aberfan is 4 miles south of Merthyr Tydfil
5m
Aberfan is 5 miles east of Aberdare
5m
Aberfan is 5 miles north-east of Ferndale
5m
Aberfan is 5 miles west of Bargod
5m
Aberfan is 5 miles south-west of Rhymney
6m
Aberfan is 6 miles north-west of Ystrad Mynach
6m
Aberfan is 6 miles north of Pontypridd

What are the nearest cities to Aberfan?

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

16m
Aberfan is 16 miles north-west of Cardiff
17m
Aberfan is 17 miles north-west of Newport
26m
Aberfan is 26 miles east of Swansea
36m
Aberfan is 36 miles north-west of Bristol
37m
Aberfan is 37 miles south-west of Hereford
45m
Aberfan is 45 miles north-west of Wells
48m
Aberfan is 48 miles north-west of Bath
49m
Aberfan is 49 miles west of Gloucester
59m
Aberfan is 59 miles south-west of Worcester
68m
Aberfan is 68 miles north of Exeter

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