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The capital and the largest city of Wales, Cardiff is the commercial center and the base of national cultural and sports institutions in Wales. The city has an estimated population of 346,100 (2011 Census).
Cardiff City Map
Description: Map showing the hotels, museums, educationals institutes, hospitals, point of interest, major roads and other roads etc. of Cardiff City. Disclaimer

Cardiff is the largest city of Wales. It is also became first ever official capital of Wales. Cardiff is the 10th largest city in UK. Cardiff is a significant tourist destination and most popular visitor destination of Wales. Cardiff is located on the south coast of Wales. Summer is the best time to visit as the city hosts large festivals.

Area and Location :
Cardiff is located on the south coast of Wales. The city has a total area of 54.2 sq mi (140.3 sq km) with about 29.24 sq mi (75.72 sq km) of urban area. Cardiff has a population of about 346,100 (2011 estimates) and a population density of 6,400/sq mi (2,500/sq km). The center part of Cardiff is flat and is surrounded with hills on the east, north and west outskirts. Cardiff has the world's largest coal port. The highest point in the city is Garth Hill which is 307 meters above the sea level.

Climate :
Cardiff has a maritime climate and is located within the North Temperate Zone. The city has mild weather that is often cloudy, wet and windy. The summer months are warm and sunny with average maximum temperatures between 19 °C (66 °F) and 22 °C (72 °F). The winter months are quite wet, but rainfall is rarely excessive and the temperature usually stays above freezing point. Spring and autumn months have temperatures above 14 °C (57 °F). Rain is unpredictable at any time of year.

Economy :
The economy of Cardiff is the main city determining and improving the Welsh economy. The economy of Cardiff makes up to 20% of the GDP of Wales. The economy of Cardiff is based on tourism, coal, finance and business services.

Places to Visit :
The major places to see in Cardiff are: Cardiff Castle, National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff Bay Waterfront, Senedd (National Assembly Building), Millennium Stadium, Llandaff Cathedral, Wales Millennium Centre, Norwegian Church, Norwegian Church, Bute Park, and much more.

Reaching Cardiff and traveling around the city: Cardiff can be reached via bus, rail or air. Cardiff airport is the major airport in the city. Cardiff Central railway station is a major hub for many rail services.

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Last Updated Date: August 04, 2016

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