Cairdiff (Inglis: Cardiff, Welsh: Caerdydd) is the caipital an lairgest ceety o Wales, an the kintra's commercial centre. Gaun by the 2001 Census data, Cairdiff wis the 14t lairgest settlement in the Unitit Kinrick,[1] and the 21st lairgest urban area.[2] Houaniver recent local govrenment estimates pit the nummer o indwallers o the unitary authority as 317,500.[3] The ceety o Cairdiff is the coonty toun o the historic coonty o Glamorgan (an later Sooth Glamorgan). Cairdiff is pairt o the Euroceeties netwark o the lairgest European ceeties[4]. Cairdiff Urban Area kivers a bittie mair grund, includin Dinas Powys, Penarth an Radyr.

Cairdiff's airt in Wales

Cairdiff is the hame o the Naitional Assembly for Wales in Cairdiff Bay an muckle o the media in Wales. Doctor Who an Torchwood alang wi ither telly series is filmed maistly athin the Ceety an Coonty o Cairdiff. It haes the biggest media sector in the UK ootwi Lunnon, bein hame tae a nummer o telly studios an radio stations.[5]

ReferencesEedit

  1. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20040722233432/http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/census2001/ks_ua_ew_part1.pdf
  2. http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20060215211111/http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_compendia/fom2005/03_FOPM_UrbanAreas.pdf
  3. "Cardiff Council 2006 Official Estimate". Retrieved 14 December 2007.
  4. Eurocities, Retrieved on 12 November
  5. "The Film, TV and Multimedia Sector in Cardiff" (PDF). Economic Development Division, Cardiff County Council. 1 December 2003. Retrieved 17 Januar 2008.


Coordinates: 51°29′N 3°11′W / 51.483°N 3.183°W / 51.483; -3.183