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Capital city of Wales and a county. Wikipedia
The timeline of Cardiff history shows the significant events in the history of Cardiff which transformed it from a small Roman fort into the modern capital city of Wales. The word Caerdyf has its origins in post-Roman Brythonic words meaning "the fort of the Taff". Wikipedia
Dictated by, amongst other things, its position as the capital city of Wales, meaning that national home sporting fixtures are nearly always played in the city. All of Wales' multi-sports agencies and many of the country's sports governing bodies have their headquarters in Cardiff and the city's many top-quality venues have attracted world-famous sport events, sometimes unrelated to Cardiff or to Wales. Wikipedia
- Cardiff and Swansea, across the Bristol Channel, have at some times in the past been connected to Cornwall by ferry, but these do not operate now.
- Redevelopment of Wembley saw the final played outside of England for the first time, the 2001–2006 finals being played at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff.
- From 1950 to 1951, the world's first scheduled passenger helicopter service ran between Liverpool and Cardiff.
- Bristol is 106 mi west of London, 77 mi south-southwest of Birmingham and 26 mi east of the Welsh capital Cardiff.
- They won the 2003–04 FA Cup, beating Millwall 3–0 in the final at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff to lift the trophy for a record 11th time.
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