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About Edinbugh

Capital and second largest city of Scotland.

Spread over seven hills. (Corstorphine Hill,Craigmillar Hill,Braid Hill,Blackford Hill,Castle Hill,Calton Hill,Arthur's Seat)

Stretches towards the Firth of Forth in the north and the Pentland Hills to the south.

Home of the Scottish Parliament and center of administration, law and finance.

Edinburgh is known worldwide for its annual international arts festival.

The name "Edinburgh" goes back to Edwin, a king of Northumbria who lived in the 7th century.

Edinburgh boasts medieval streets and some of the finest examples of Georgian architecture in Europe.

  • Population 449,020
  • Geographic latitude 55°55'N
  • Geographic longitude 3°11'E
  • Altitude 134m (On Blackford Hill)