Molly Zoglowek
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I decided to make Cardiff my home after studying at University here.

Map of UK

What country is Cardiff in?

Cardiff is the capital city of Wales and is located in the south east of the country. Whilst Wales is a country in its own right, it is also a part of the United Kingdom alongside England, Northern Ireland, and Scotland.

Where is Cardiff located in the UK?

Thanks to the UK’s well-developed rail network, traveling here by train takes less than two hours from London. Other cities in the south west of England such as Bristol, Bath and Swansea are also within two hours. 

The city is also served its own international airport receiving direct flights from 15 countries and over 60 countries indirectly.

What county is Cardiff in?

Cardiff is both a city and a county. It is located within the historic county of Glamorgan.

How big is Cardiff?

It’s is the largest city in Wales by population and size. It has an area of over 50 square miles. In 2020, the metro area population stood at just over 470,000.

What time zone is Cardiff?

Like the rest of the UK, Cardiff operates by Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). Twice a year (in March and October), the clocks are changed.

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