Cardiff

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Cardiff (Caerdydd ) is the capital of Wales and its largest city.wikipedia
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United Kingdom

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The eleventh-largest city in the United Kingdom, it is Wales' chief commercial centre, the base for most national cultural institutions and Welsh media, and the seat of the National Assembly for Wales.
Their capitals are London, Edinburgh, Cardiff, and Belfast, respectively.

Wales

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Cardiff (Caerdydd ) is the capital of Wales and its largest city.
Two-thirds of the population live in South Wales, including Cardiff, Swansea, Newport and the nearby valleys.

Senedd

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A new waterfront area at Cardiff Bay contains the Senedd building, home to the Welsh Assembly and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex.
The Senedd (Senate or Parliament; ), also known as the National (or Welsh) Assembly building, houses the debating chamber and three committee rooms for the National Assembly for Wales in Cardiff.

Glamorgan

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Cardiff is the county town of the historic county of Glamorgan, and in 1974, South Glamorgan.
Glamorgan contains two cities, Cardiff, the county town and from 1955 the capital city of Wales, and Swansea.

Wales Millennium Centre

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A new waterfront area at Cardiff Bay contains the Senedd building, home to the Welsh Assembly and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex.
Wales Millennium Centre (Canolfan Mileniwm Cymru) is an arts centre located in the Cardiff Bay area of Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff Bay

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A new waterfront area at Cardiff Bay contains the Senedd building, home to the Welsh Assembly and the Wales Millennium Centre arts complex.
Cardiff Bay (Bae Caerdydd) is the area of water created by the Cardiff Barrage in south Cardiff, the capital of Wales.

Cardiff City F.C.

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Cardiff City Football Club (Clwb Pêl-droed Dinas Caerdydd) is a professional association football club based in Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff City Stadium

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
The Cardiff City Stadium (Stadiwm Dinas Caerdydd) is a stadium in the Leckwith area of Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff Blues

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Based in Cardiff, the capital of Wales, the team play at Cardiff Arms Park and are owned by Cardiff Rugby Football Club.

Cardiff Arms Park

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Cardiff Arms Park (Parc yr Arfau Caerdydd), also known as The Arms Park and the BT Sport Cardiff Arms Park for sponsorship reasons from September 2014, is situated in the centre of Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff International Sports Village

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Current developments include the continuation of the redevelopment of the Cardiff Bay and city centre areas with projects such as the Cardiff International Sports Village, the BBC drama village, and a new business district in the city centre.
Cardiff International Sports Village (Pentref Chwaraeon Rhyngwladol Caerdydd) is located in Cardiff Bay in the city of Cardiff, Wales.

Cardiff RFC

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Cardiff Rugby Football Club (Clwb Rygbi Caerdydd) is a rugby union football club based in Cardiff, the capital city of Wales.

Capital of Wales

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In 1905, Cardiff was made a city and proclaimed the capital of Wales in 1955.
The current capital of Wales is Cardiff.

1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games

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The city hosted the 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games.
The 1958 British Empire and Commonwealth Games (Welsh: Gemau Ymerodraeth Prydain a'r Gymanwlad 1958) were held in Cardiff, Wales, from 18–26 July 1958.

Dinas Powys

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The Cardiff Built-up Area covers a slightly larger area outside the county boundary and includes the towns of Dinas Powys and Penarth.
The village is 5.6 mi south-west of the centre of Cardiff and conveniently situated on the A4055 Cardiff to Barry main road.

Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club (Cardiff AAC) (Clwb Athletau Amatur Caerdydd), formed in 1882 as Roath (Cardiff) Harriers, is an athletics s based at the Cardiff International Sports Stadium, Cardiff.

Ice Arena Wales

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Sporting venues in the city include the Principality Stadium—the national stadium and the home of the Wales national rugby union team—Sophia Gardens (the home of Glamorgan County Cricket Club), Cardiff City Stadium (the home of Cardiff City football team and the Wales football team), Cardiff International Sports Stadium (the home of Cardiff Amateur Athletic Club), Cardiff Arms Park (the home of Cardiff Blues and Cardiff RFC rugby union teams) and Ice Arena Wales (the home of Cardiff Devils ice hockey team).
Ice Arena Wales (IAW) (Canolfan Iâ Cymru) in Cardiff, Wales, currently known as the Viola Arena for sponsorship reasons, is an ice hockey rink in the Cardiff International Sports Village.

Newport, Wales

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Archaeological evidence from sites in and around Cardiff: the St Lythans burial chamber near Wenvoe, (approximately 4 mi to the west of Cardiff city centre); the Tinkinswood burial chamber, near St Nicholas (about 6 mi west of Cardiff city centre), the Cae'rarfau Chambered Tomb, Creigiau (about 6 mi northwest of Cardiff city centre) and the Gwern y Cleppa Long Barrow, near Coedkernew, Newport (about 8 mi northeast of Cardiff city centre), all show that people had settled in the area by at least around 6000 BC, during the early Neolithic; about 1,500 years before either Stonehenge or the Great Pyramid of Giza was completed.
Newport (Casnewydd; ) is a city and unitary authority area in south east Wales, on the River Usk close to its confluence with the Severn Estuary, 12 mi northeast of Cardiff.

Cardiff Urban Area

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The Cardiff Built-up Area covers a slightly larger area outside the county boundary and includes the towns of Dinas Powys and Penarth.
The Cardiff Built-up Area or Cardiff Urban Area is the name given to the urban area around Cardiff.

Llandaff

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The anglicised Cardiff is derived from Caerdyf, with the Welsh f borrowed as ff, as also happens in Taff (from Welsh Taf) and Llandaff (from Welsh Llandaf).
Llandaff (, ; Llandaf ; from llan 'church' and Taf) is a district, community and coterminous electoral ward in the north of Cardiff, capital of Wales.

City status in the United Kingdom

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In 1905, Cardiff was made a city and proclaimed the capital of Wales in 1955.
Between 1897 and 1914, applications were received from a number of other boroughs, but only Cardiff was successful in 1905 being designated a city and granted a Lord Mayoralty as "the Metropolis of Wales".

South Glamorgan

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Cardiff is the county town of the historic county of Glamorgan, and in 1974, South Glamorgan.
It consisted of the county borough of Cardiff along with the southern part of the administrative county of Glamorgan, and also the parish of St Mellons from Monmouthshire.

Creigiau

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Archaeological evidence from sites in and around Cardiff: the St Lythans burial chamber near Wenvoe, (approximately 4 mi to the west of Cardiff city centre); the Tinkinswood burial chamber, near St Nicholas (about 6 mi west of Cardiff city centre), the Cae'rarfau Chambered Tomb, Creigiau (about 6 mi northwest of Cardiff city centre) and the Gwern y Cleppa Long Barrow, near Coedkernew, Newport (about 8 mi northeast of Cardiff city centre), all show that people had settled in the area by at least around 6000 BC, during the early Neolithic; about 1,500 years before either Stonehenge or the Great Pyramid of Giza was completed.
Creigiau is a dormitory settlement in the north-west of Cardiff, the capital of Wales.

Wenvoe

Archaeological evidence from sites in and around Cardiff: the St Lythans burial chamber near Wenvoe, (approximately 4 mi to the west of Cardiff city centre); the Tinkinswood burial chamber, near St Nicholas (about 6 mi west of Cardiff city centre), the Cae'rarfau Chambered Tomb, Creigiau (about 6 mi northwest of Cardiff city centre) and the Gwern y Cleppa Long Barrow, near Coedkernew, Newport (about 8 mi northeast of Cardiff city centre), all show that people had settled in the area by at least around 6000 BC, during the early Neolithic; about 1,500 years before either Stonehenge or the Great Pyramid of Giza was completed.
Wenvoe (Gwenfô) is a Welsh village and community between Barry and Cardiff in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales.

Monmouthshire (historic)

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Until the Roman conquest of Britain, Cardiff was part of the territory of the Silures – a Celtic British tribe that flourished in the Iron Age – whose territory included the areas that would become known as Breconshire, Monmouthshire and Glamorgan.
It corresponds approximately to the present principal areas of Monmouthshire, Blaenau Gwent, Newport and Torfaen, and those parts of Caerphilly and Cardiff east of the Rhymney River.