Swansea is located in the county of West Glamorgan, Wales, five miles south-east of the town of Gorseinon, 34 miles west of Cardiff, and 164 miles west of London. Swansea lies six miles south-east of the Dyfed border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. Swansea falls within the unitary authority of Abertawe - Swansea. It is in the SA1 postcode district. The post town for Swansea is Swansea.
Swansea is in the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Abertawe - Swansea.
|Ceremonial County||West Glamorgan|
|Administrative County||Abertawe - Swansea|
Swansea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Glamorgan, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of West Glamorgan.
The nearest postcode to the centre of Swansea is SA1 2AH.
Swansea is situated towards the southernmost extremity of the SA1 postcode district, and towards the westernmost extremity of the SA1 postcode district.
The post town for Swansea is Swansea. Swansea is in the SA1 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swansea.
The centre of Swansea is located at position 51.62011° latitude and -3.94142° longitude.
The centre of Swansea is located at the grid reference easting 265694 and northing 193040 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.
Position of Swansea relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of Swansea to the centre of the town.
Position of Swansea relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of Swansea to the centre of the city.