What is Cardiff?

  • (noun): The capital and largest city of Wales.

Cardiff

Cardiff (i/ˈkɑrdɪf/; Welsh: Caerdydd ) is the capital and largest city in Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. The city is Wales' chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural and sporting institutions, the Welsh national media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales. The unitary authority area's mid 2011 population was estimated to be 346,100, while the population of the Larger Urban Zone was estimated at 861,400 in 2009. Cardiff is a significant tourist centre and the most popular visitor destination in Wales with 18.3 million visitors in 2010. In 2011, Cardiff was ranked sixth in the world in National Geographic's alternative tourist destinations.

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John Osborn Williams - Early Life
... Williams was born at 46 George Street, Cardiff, Wales, his parents’ home, and was the youngest son of Silas and Mary Williams ... In 1908, at 22 years of age, he moved to work for Evans and Reed, Cardiff coal exporters and importers of pit props ... In 1921, he obtained £10,000 backing from Franklin Thomas and Company, Cardiff coal importer, to help him set up J ...
Cardiff, New York
... Cardiff, New York is a small hamlet in Onondaga County, New York, located south of Syracuse ... "Stub" Newell farm where the "Cardiff Giant", a famous hoax, was "discovered" on October 16, 1869 ... In 1993, Cardiff experienced a landslide where part of Bear Mountain rolled over houses and trapped a few residents ...
Cardiff RFC - History - Early History
... The first recognised team to begin playing rugby in Cardiff was Glamorgan Football Club, formed as a club team while Cardiff was still a town ... two further clubs came into existence in Cardiff, they were Tredegarville Football Club, whose ranks included Jas ... Bush, father of future Cardiff rugby hero Percy Bush and the Wanderers Football Club whose captain and founder was William David Phillips ...
Ernie Curtis - Club Career
... A Welsh schoolboy international, Curtis was playing amateur football with Cardiff Corinthians, also working as an electrician, when he signed for Cardiff City in 1926 ... He returned to Cardiff in 1933 but soon found himself in a dispute with the club over wages and retired from football for a short while before returning in 1935 to play for Coventry City ...
Cardiff RFC
... Cardiff Rugby Football Club is a rugby union football club based in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales ... and played their first few matches at Sophia Gardens, but soon relocated to Cardiff Arms Park where they have been based ever since ... Africa and New Zealand have been beaten by Cardiff and Australia have failed to beat the club in six attempts ...