Capital of Wales


Cardiff is a port city on the south coast of Wales, where the River Taff meets the Severn Estuary. It was proclaimed the country’s capital in 1955. The revitalized waterfront at Cardiff Bay includes the Wales Millennium Centre complex, home of the national opera, orchestra, theatre and dance companies. Architect Richard Rogers’ modern Senedd building here houses the Welsh National Assembly.



Area: 6.652 km²


Weather: 10°C, Wind NW at 2 km/h, 90% Humidity


Local time: Monday 7:49 AM


Getting there: 15 h 40 min flight. View flights


Population: 324,800 (2001)