Cardiff is the capital of Wales and the tenth largest city in the United Kingdom. It has a population of around 340,000 people. It has developed greatly since the 1990s, building a new waterfront area in Cardiff Bay, the Wales Millennium Centre (an arts complex), Cardiff International Sports Village, a new business district and BBC drama village. There are four universities in Cardiff; Cardiff University, University of South Wales, Cardiff Metropolitan University and the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama.
There are around 100 state primary schools and 20 secondary schools, some of which providing teaching in Welsh, and a small amount of independent schools. Cardiff University was founded in 1883 originally as the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire and produces a lot of research as a member of the Russell Group of universities. Most of the campus is for Cardiff University is located in Cathays or right in the heart of the city centre.
Popular searched areas in and around Cardiff include:-
- Cefn Mably
- St Fagans
- St Mellons
- St Nicholas
- Taffs Well