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General information - Location

CountryWales
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country South
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.1794,Lat: 51.5011 marker
Elevation14 meter above sea level
Local time19:53:05pm
Population328000 (1th largest city in country)
Name Wales
Name Caerdydd#Cardiff
Name Cathays

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Leckwith5.2 km SouthWest
2 Newton5.6 km East
3 Tongwynlais5.9 km NorthWest
4 Thornhill6.3 km NorthNorthWest
5 Michaelston-Le-Pit6.4 km SouthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Cardiff Wales0 km East
2 London   England214 km EastSouthEast
3 St. Peter Port   Guernsey233 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Bristol Channel is very close with only a distance of around 4 km (direction SouthSouthEast).The place is situated in the rivercatchment named Severn. The nearest bigger lake (reservoir) is Llandegfedd Reservoir (2.1 km2 at a distance of 24.5 km in NorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the English-Welsh border with a straight distance of 38.1 km in EastNorthEastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 53 km.
Elevation around place: very low location (near sea level): 25%, low location: 75%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place is highly urbanised. The most common land use in the area is urban.
Nearby scheduled flights are operated from (national) airport Birmingham International Airport (at a distance of 145 km and direction NorthEast).The closest smaller (subnational) airport is Cardiff International Airport (at a distance of 16 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   1.4 km2 
 1.8% 
 Wet nature   1.7 km2 
 2.1% 
 Agriculture   7.3 km2 
 9.3% 
 Urban area   58.6 km2 
 75.2% 
 Infrastructure   3.2 km2 
 4.1% 
 Water - Lakes   1 km2 
 1.2% 

Climate - Temperature and Precipitation


Location of Cardiff in country Wales


Cardiff at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information - Travel Guide

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Blaenavon Industrial LandscapeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland31 km NorthNorthEast
2 City of BathUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland58 km EastSouthEast
3 Dorset and East Devon CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland90 km South


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Relief: Altitude classes in percent (within 5km)


Relief: slope classes in percent (within 5km)




Webcams (Within 20km)

Name webcam: Caerleon: M4 - J25

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 20:43:05
Placename webcam: Caerleon - Wales - United Kingdom
Bings maps Caerleon

Name webcam: Newport: M4 Allt yr yn

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-12-09 20:43:57
Placename webcam: Newport - Wales - United Kingdom
Bings maps Newport

Name webcam: Newport: M4 eastbound between junctions 26 and 25A (Malpas and Usk Bridge)

Current time


Current weather at Cathays

Type of weather in Cathaysfew clouds weericoon
Current temperature: -0 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 3.09 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: North North West
Air pressure: 1006 mb
Humidity: 76 %
Daylength at 9 December 2022:7 hour and 58 minutes
Sunrise :09:06 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:04 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming 24 hours

Cathays - GB (longitude: -3.1794, latitude: 51.5011)
Distance weather station to place (direction ZO): 0 Kilometers

22:00
0 degrees
1007 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
1:00
1 degrees
1009 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
4:00
1 degrees
1010 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
7:00
2 degrees
1010 mbar
few cloudsweericoon

10:00
5 degrees
1010 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
13:00
4 degrees
1009 mbar
few cloudsweericoon
16:00
2 degrees
1009 mbar
scattered cloudsweericoon
19:00
1 degrees
1009 mbar
light rainweericoon










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