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Canton, Cardiff

Canton is an inner-city district and community in the west of Cardiff, capital of Wales, lying 2 miles west of the city's civic centre. Canton is one of the most ethnically diverse of Cardiff's suburbs, with a significant Pakistani and Indian population. The total population of Canton is just in excess of 13,086. The name (from "St. Canna's Town") refers to the 6th century female saint after whom Pontcanna is also named.
Post townCARDIFF
Administrative CountyCardiff
Traditional CountyGlamorgan
OS GridST1676
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Fire and Rescue AuthoritySouth Wales
Ambulance AuthorityWelsh
Dialling code+44-29
Population13,086 (2001)

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

Canton, eccl. dist. (St John) and vil., Llandaff par., SE. Glamorgan, pop. 14,765. The vil. is 1 mile NW. of Cardiff; P.O., T.O.

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