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Tongwynlais

General information - Location

CountryWales
Part ofUnited Kingdom
Location in country South
Location in EuropeWest Europe
Coordinates (WGS84)Long: -3.246,Lat: 51.5336 marker
Elevation75 meter above sea level
Local time10:51:57am
Name Wales
Name Caerdydd#Cardiff
Name Whitchurch and Tongwynlais

Nearest 5 places
Placename Distance Direction
1 Taff's Well1.6 km NorthWest
2 Gwaelod-Y-Garth2.8 km NorthWest
3 Thornhill3.1 km NorthEast
4 Pentyrch3.5 km West
5 Nantgarw3.5 km NorthNorthWest

Nearest 3 capitals
Capitalname Country Distance Direction
1 Cardiff Wales5.9 km SouthEast
2 London   England219 km EastSouthEast
3 St. Peter Port   Guernsey238 km South

Characteristics - Physical Geography

The Bristol Channel is the nearest seacoast with a distance of around 10 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 24.9 km in EastNorthEastern direction).

The most nearby international border is the English-Welsh border with a straight distance of 41.1 km in Eastern direction. The estimated travel distance is around 58 km.
Elevation around place: low location: 92%, hill: 8%, The hills are mainly southern orientated. The surroundings of the place is moderately 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 17 km in SouthWestern direction).

Landscape - Landuse (within 5km)

 Forest   11.2 km2 
 14.2% 
 Nature   2 km2 
 2.5% 
 Agriculture   30.1 km2 
 38.3% 
 Urban area   31.3 km2 
 39.9% 
 Water - Lakes   0.1 km2 
 0.1% 

Climate


Location of Tongwynlais in country Wales


Tongwynlais at Physical map (height map)


Tourist information

Nearest 3 UNESCO-sites
Name Country Distance Direction
1 Blaenavon Industrial LandscapeUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland29 km NorthNorthEast
2 City of BathUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland64 km EastSouthEast
3 Dorset and East Devon CoastUnited Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland94 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: Quakers Yard: Abercynon South

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-11-28 11:27:52
Placename webcam: Quakers Yard - Wales - United Kingdom
Bings maps Quakers Yard

Name webcam: Pontypridd: South Junction

Current time

Local time screenshot during the day :2022-11-28 11:08:36
Placename webcam: Pontypridd - Wales - United Kingdom
Bings maps Pontypridd

Name webcam: Nantgarw: Treforest Ind Est South

Current time


Current weather at Radyr

Type of weather in Radyrbroken clouds weericoon
Current temperature: 9 degrees Celcius
Rain last 3 hours : No precipitation
Wind: 2.06 mtr/sec (windforce - bft 2)
Wind direction: West South West
Air pressure: 1007 mb
Humidity: 83 %
Daylength at 28 November 2022:8 hour and 18 minutes
Sunrise :08:52 Europe/Amsterdam
Sunset :17:10 Europe/Amsterdam

Weather coming hours

Radyr - GB (longitude: -3.246, latitude: 51.5336)
Distance weather station to place (direction Z): 0 Kilometers

13:00
9 degrees
1008 mbar
light rainweericoon
16:00
7 degrees
1010 mbar
broken cloudsweericoon
19:00
6 degrees
1014 mbar
light rainweericoon
22:00
5 degrees
1016 mbar
clear skyweericoon
1:00
5 degrees
1018 mbar
clear skyweericoon









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