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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Cardiff (Welsh: Caerdydd), Wales, UK (45-degree view available)
Satellite view is showing Cardiff, largest city, chief commercial center and the capital of Wales, one of the four constituent nations which form the United Kingdom. The city is situated on the south coast of Wales, where the River Taff meets the Cardiff Bay.
The seaport at the Bristol Channel, in the southern part of the country is seat of the National Assembly for Wales. The city has a population of almost 350,000 inhabitants (in 2015).
Spoken languages are Welsh and English.
Cardiff was a small town until the early 19th century, when it became the major port for the transport of coal from the South Wales Valleys to the new coal fueled centers of the Kingdom's 'Industrial Revolution'. The arrival of industry in the region contributed additionally to its rise as a major city.
Some points of interest: Cardiff Bay (the area and bay created by the Cardiff Barrage); Wales Millennium Centre (theatre, national orchestra and opera); National Museum Cardiff (art, natural history and geology); Chapter Arts Centre (multi-artform cultural space); Techniquest (a Welsh science and discovery center); Cardiff Castle (a medieval castle); Cathays Park (the administrative heart of Cardiff); St John the Baptist Church (the only church dating to pre-Medieval times in Cardiff); Tinkinswood (megalithic burial chamber).
Just zoom in to see Cardiff City Hall, the National Museum Cardiff and Cardiff Crown Court at Alexandra Gardens (Cathays Park).
The Map shows a city map of Cardiff with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Cardiff International Airport (IATA code: CWL) about 19 km (12 mi) by road (via Port Rd/A4050) southwest of the city.
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||Local Time Cardiff:
Sunday-February-7 21:39Standard time zone: No UTC/GMT offset
Daylight saving time (BST) in use from end of March until end of October, time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour
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|Google Earth: Searchable map and satellite view of Cardiff, Wales, UK.
City Coordinates: 51°29′07″N 3°11′12″W
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