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Caerau, Cardiff

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Caerau, Cardiff

Caerau is a community in the west of Cardiff, capital city of Wales. It is often considered part of Wenvoe. Heol Trelai is the main road or avenue, lined with large trees and shrubbery. Dominated mostly by private housing, it has the Western Leisure Centre, supermarkets, schools and churches (the historic parish church of St. Mary is now in an advanced state of ruin).
Post townCARDIFF
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1375
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code029
Population10,189 (2001)

Other names by which Caerau, Cardiff has been known in the past

Caira ~ Caira Cairau ~ Cairau

Caerau, Cardiff in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Caerau.-- par., SE. Glamorgan, 3½ miles W. of Cardiff, 758 ac., pop. 112.

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