Edinburgh

Edinburgh

POPULATION
447,064
ELEVATION
154 ft
AREA
52 sq mi

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Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas. Historically part of the county of Midlothian, it is located in Lothian on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. Edinburgh is Scotland's second-most populous city and the seventh-most populous city in the United Kingdom. Recognised as the capital of Scotland since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh is the seat of the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the highest courts in Scotland.

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Scotland United Kingdom

Coordinates

55.94982° N, 3.1903° W