Cardiff is ranked eleventh in the UK’s largest cities, and the Wales’ largest city, the area of which is 140.3km2 where there are about 481,082 people living on this spacious land.
So, the city of Cardiff is densely populated when compared with other cities in the county; for each per square kilometer there are about 6,400 people.
The people are of a number of ethnicities divided according to their density into British, African, Caribbean, Asian and some other minorities that do not constitute significant importance.
Cardiff is the capital of Wales. The name is believed to have originated from an English corruption of the main Welsh title “Caer-Taff” (Fort on the Taff) which means fortified city on the “River Taff”.
It was granted its status as a city in 1905, but it was decreed to be the Wale’s capital in 1955 whereby it is the Smallest Capitals in Europe, and one of the newest as well.
The Cardiff town was built upon conquering “Glamorgan” by the “Normans” under the leadership of “Robert Fitz Hamon” who established a wooden castle within the walls of the ancient Roman fortress, after which The Castle was reconstructed using stones in the first decade of the 12th century.
According to people witnesses living in Cardiff: The city is considered the least safe cities in the UK, because of knife crime which is on increase, car theft, vandalism, murders, scuffles...
On the other hand, it is a great place to live in and make a home. The quality of life is one of the metrics encouraging people to settle there; the cost of living is low, Cardiff has many good job opportunities, nice outdoors and several enjoyments.