1. Merthyr Tydfil

Where is Merthyr Tydfil?

Merthyr Tydfil is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, four miles north-east of the town of Aberdare, 20 miles north-west of the major city of Newport, 20 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 141 miles west of London. Merthyr Tydfil lies two miles west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Merthyr Tydfil falls within the unitary authority of Merthyr Tudful - Merthyr Tydfil. It is in the CF47 postcode district. The post town for Merthyr Tydfil is Merthyr Tydfil.

Merthyr Tydfil on a map

Bounding box showing extent of Merthyr Tydfil
Location of Merthyr Tydfil within the UK

Which county is Merthyr Tydfil in?

Merthyr Tydfil 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 Merthyr Tydfil in Mid Glamorgan?

Merthyr Tydfil is situated towards the northernmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan, and towards the easternmost extremity of Mid Glamorgan.

Location of Merthyr Tydfil within Mid Glamorgan

What is the postcode for Merthyr Tydfil?

The nearest postcode to the centre of Merthyr Tydfil is CF47 8BL.

Where is Merthyr Tydfil in CF47?

Merthyr Tydfil is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of the CF47 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the CF47 postcode district.

Location of Merthyr Tydfil within CF47

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What is the post town for Merthyr Tydfil?

The post town for Merthyr Tydfil is Merthyr Tydfil. Merthyr Tydfil is in the CF47 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Merthyr Tydfil.

What is the latitude and longitude of Merthyr Tydfil?

The centre of Merthyr Tydfil is located at position 51.74592° latitude and -3.37835° longitude.

Latitude51.74592°
Longitude-3.37835°

What is the easting and northing of Merthyr Tydfil?

The centre of Merthyr Tydfil is located at the grid reference easting 304937 and northing 206145 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting304937
Northing206145

What are the nearest towns to Merthyr Tydfil?

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

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Merthyr Tydfil is 4 miles north-east of Aberdare
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Merthyr Tydfil is 4 miles west of Rhymney
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Merthyr Tydfil is 4 miles north of Mountain Ash
6m
Merthyr Tydfil is 6 miles west of Tredegar
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Merthyr Tydfil is 6 miles north-west of Treharris
7m
Merthyr Tydfil is 7 miles north-east of Ferndale
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Merthyr Tydfil is 7 miles north of Abercynon
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Merthyr Tydfil is 7 miles north-west of Bargod
8m
Merthyr Tydfil is 8 miles west of Ebbw Vale
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Merthyr Tydfil is 8 miles north-east of Treorchy

What are the nearest cities to Merthyr Tydfil?

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

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Merthyr Tydfil is 20 miles north-west of Newport
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Merthyr Tydfil is 20 miles north-west of Cardiff
26m
Merthyr Tydfil is 26 miles east of Swansea
35m
Merthyr Tydfil is 35 miles south-west of Hereford
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Merthyr Tydfil is 39 miles north-west of Bristol
49m
Merthyr Tydfil is 49 miles north-west of Wells
49m
Merthyr Tydfil is 49 miles west of Gloucester
51m
Merthyr Tydfil is 51 miles north-west of Bath
58m
Merthyr Tydfil is 58 miles south-west of Worcester
71m
Merthyr Tydfil is 71 miles north of Exeter

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