Pontygwaith is located in the county of Mid Glamorgan, Wales, one mile north of the town of Tonypandy, 19 miles west of the major city of Newport, 16 miles north-west of Cardiff, and 142 miles west of London. Pontygwaith lies five miles west of the Gwent border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Pontygwaith falls within the unitary authority of Rhondda Cynon Taf - Rhondda Cynon Taf. It is in the CF43 postcode district. The post town for Pontygwaith is Ferndale.
Pontygwaith 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|
Pontygwaith is situated roughly centrally between the southernmost and northernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Mid Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Pontygwaith is CF43 3LF.
Pontygwaith is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the CF43 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the CF43 postcode district.
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The post town for Pontygwaith is Ferndale. Pontygwaith is in the CF43 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Ferndale.
The centre of Pontygwaith is located at position 51.63815° latitude and -3.43211° longitude.
The centre of Pontygwaith is located at the grid reference easting 300990 and northing 194232 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Pontygwaith relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Pontygwaith to the centre of the town.
Position of Pontygwaith relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Pontygwaith to the centre of the city.