Dolau is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, three miles east of the town of Pencoed, 20 miles west of the major city of Newport, 12 miles west of Cardiff, and 143 miles west of London. Dolau lies two miles north-west of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Dolau falls within the unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is in the CF72 postcode district. The post town for Dolau is Pontyclun.
Dolau 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 County||Mid Glamorgan|
|Administrative County||Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf|
Dolau is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Dolau is CF72 9RE.
Dolau is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF72 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the CF72 postcode district.
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The post town for Dolau is Pontyclun. Dolau is in the CF72 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Pontyclun.
The centre of Dolau is located at position 51.53406° latitude and -3.4444° longitude.
The centre of Dolau is located at the grid reference easting 299911 and northing 182673 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Dolau relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Dolau to the centre of the town.
Position of Dolau relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Dolau to the centre of the city.