Where is The Common?

The Common is located in the county of West Glamorgan, Wales, five miles south of the town of Llanelli, nine miles west of the major city of Swansea, 43 miles west of Cardiff, and 174 miles west of London. The Common lies two miles south of the Dyfed border, and was historically in the county of Glamorgan. The Common falls within the unitary authority of Abertawe - Swansea. It is in the SA3 postcode district. The post town for The Common is Swansea.

The Common on a map

Bounding box showing extent of The Common
Location of The Common within the UK

Which county is The Common in?

The Common is in the ceremonial county of West Glamorgan, the historic county of Glamorgan, and the administrative county of Abertawe - Swansea.

Ceremonial CountyWest Glamorgan
Historic CountyGlamorgan
Administrative CountyAbertawe - Swansea

Where is The Common in West Glamorgan?

The Common is situated towards the southernmost extremity of West Glamorgan, and towards the westernmost extremity of West Glamorgan.

Location of The Common within West Glamorgan

What is the postcode for The Common?

The nearest postcode to the centre of The Common is SA3 1ET.

Where is The Common in SA3?

The Common is situated towards the northernmost extremity of the SA3 postcode district, and roughly centrally between the easternmost and westernmost extremities of the SA3 postcode district.

Location of The Common within SA3

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What is the post town for The Common?

The post town for The Common is Swansea. The Common is in the SA3 postcode district, which corresponds to the post town of Swansea.

What is the latitude and longitude of The Common?

The centre of The Common is located at position 51.61348° latitude and -4.16046° longitude.

Latitude51.61348°
Longitude-4.16046°

What is the easting and northing of The Common?

The centre of The Common is located at the grid reference easting 250510 and northing 192729 within the British National Grid (OSGB36) system.

Easting250510
Northing192729

What are the nearest towns to The Common?

Position of The Common relative to nearby towns. Distance is measured from the centre of The Common to the centre of the town.

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The Common is 5 miles south of Llanelli
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The Common is 5 miles south-west of Loughor
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The Common is 6 miles south-east of Burry Port
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The Common is 6 miles south-west of Gorseinon
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The Common is 9 miles south-west of Pontarddulais
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The Common is 11 miles south-east of Kidwelly
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The Common is 14 miles south-west of Ammanford
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The Common is 15 miles south-west of Pontardawe
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The Common is 16 miles west of Neath
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The Common is 16 miles west of Port Talbot

What are the nearest cities to The Common?

Position of The Common relative to nearby cities. Distance is measured from the centre of The Common to the centre of the city.

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The Common is 9 miles west of Swansea
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The Common is 43 miles west of Cardiff
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The Common is 50 miles west of Newport
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The Common is 51 miles south-east of St Davids
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The Common is 67 miles north of Exeter
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The Common is 68 miles west of Bristol
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The Common is 69 miles south-west of Hereford
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The Common is 71 miles north-west of Wells
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The Common is 79 miles west of Bath
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The Common is 84 miles west of Gloucester

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