Where is Canisland?

Canisland is located in the county of West Glamorgan, Wales, five miles south of the town of Loughor, six miles west of the major city of Swansea, 39 miles west of Cardiff, and 170 miles west of London. Canisland lies five miles south of the Dyfed border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Canisland falls within the unitary authority of Abertawe - Swansea. It is in the SA3 postcode district. The post town for Canisland is Swansea.

Canisland on a map

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

Which county is Canisland in?

Canisland is in the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Abertawe - Swansea.

Ceremonial CountyWest Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyAbertawe - Swansea

Where is Canisland in West Glamorgan?

Canisland is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Glamorgan.

Location of Canisland within West Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Canisland?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Canisland is SA3 2ED.

Where is Canisland in SA3?

Canisland is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the SA3 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the SA3 postcode district.

Location of Canisland within SA3

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What is the post town for Canisland?

The post town for Canisland is Swansea. Canisland is in the SA3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swansea.

What is the latitude and longitude of Canisland?

The centre of Canisland is located at position 51.59039° latitude and -4.07362° longitude.

Latitude51.59039°
Longitude-4.07362°

What is the easting and northing of Canisland?

The centre of Canisland is located at the grid reference easting 256449 and northing 189986 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting256449
Northing189986

What are the nearest towns to Canisland?

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

5m
Canisland is 5 miles south of Loughor
6m
Canisland is 6 miles south of Gorseinon
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Canisland is 7 miles south-east of Llanelli
9m
Canisland is 9 miles south of Pontarddulais
10m
Canisland is 10 miles south-east of Burry Port
12m
Canisland is 12 miles west of Port Talbot
13m
Canisland is 13 miles west of Neath
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Canisland is 13 miles south-west of Pontardawe
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Canisland is 14 miles south-east of Kidwelly
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Canisland is 14 miles south of Ammanford

What are the nearest cities to Canisland?

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

6m
Canisland is 6 miles west of Swansea
39m
Canisland is 39 miles west of Cardiff
46m
Canisland is 46 miles west of Newport
55m
Canisland is 55 miles south-east of St Davids
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Canisland is 64 miles west of Bristol
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Canisland is 64 miles north of Exeter
66m
Canisland is 66 miles south-west of Hereford
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Canisland is 67 miles north-west of Wells
75m
Canisland is 75 miles west of Bath
81m
Canisland is 81 miles west of Gloucester

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