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 is in the ceremonial county of Mid Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil.
|Ceremonial County||Mid Glamorgan|
|Administrative County||Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil|
Aberfan is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Aberfan is CF48 4QN.
Aberfan is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF48 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF48 postcode district.
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The post town for Aberfan is Merthyr Tydfil. Aberfan is in the CF48 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Merthyr Tydfil.
The centre of Aberfan is located at position 51.69282° latitude and -3.34593° longitude.
The centre of Aberfan is located at the grid reference easting 307066 and northing 200199 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Aberfan relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Aberfan to the centre of the town.
Position of Aberfan relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Aberfan to the centre of the city.