Cardiff is located in the county of South Glamorgan, Wales, three miles north of the town of Penarth, 11 miles south-west of the major city of Newport, and 131 miles west of London. Cardiff lies four miles south-west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Cardiff falls within the unitary authority of Caerdydd - Cardiff. It is in the CF10 postcode district. The post town for Cardiff is Cardiff.
Cardiff is in the ceremonial county of South Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Caerdydd - Cardiff.
|Ceremonial County||South Glamorgan|
|Administrative County||Caerdydd - Cardiff|
Cardiff is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of South Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of South Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Cardiff is CF10 1GP.
Cardiff is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the CF10 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CF10 postcode district.
The post town for Cardiff is Cardiff. Cardiff is in the CF10 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Cardiff.
The centre of Cardiff is located at position 51.48001° latitude and -3.17686° longitude.
The centre of Cardiff is located at the grid reference easting 318371 and northing 176329 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Cardiff relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Cardiff to the centre of the town.
Position of Cardiff relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Cardiff to the centre of the city.