Risca is located in the county of Gwent, Wales, three miles south-east of the town of Abercarn, five miles west of the major city of Newport, ten miles north of Cardiff, and 128 miles west of London. Risca lies four miles north-east of the South Glamorgan border, and was historically in the county of Monmouthshire. Risca falls within the unitary authority of Caerffili - Caerphilly. It is in the NP11 postcode district. The post town for Risca is Newport.
Risca is in the ceremonial county of Gwent, the historic county of Monmouthshire, and the administrative county of Caerffili - Caerphilly.
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Risca is situated towards the southernmost extremity of Gwent, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of Gwent.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Risca is NP11 6HE.
Risca is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the NP11 postcode district, and towards the easternmost extremity of the NP11 postcode district.
The post town for Risca is Newport. Risca is in the NP11 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Newport.
The centre of Risca is located at position 51.61356° latitude and -3.10405° longitude.
The centre of Risca is located at the grid reference easting 323651 and northing 191104 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Risca relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Risca to the centre of the town.
Position of Risca relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Risca to the centre of the city.