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Cardiff NSW


Located in the Newcastle area of New South Wales, Cardiff is in the Newcastle local government area, and within the electoral seat of Shortland.

Cardiff at a glance

Postcode 2285
Latitude -32.905
Longitude 151.609
Altitude (metres above sea level)

Population of Cardiff NSW

At the 2021 national census, the population of 2285 (Including Cardiff) was 33869 people. Out of those, 16501 were male and 17370 were female.

3644 (10.76%) of those people were born outside Australia, and the remaining 29174 people were born in Australia. 2170 (6.41%) of these people are Indigenous Australians.

Map of Cardiff

Here is a map of Cardiff, New South Wales and surrounds.

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