Edinburgh Castle

Edinburgh Castle is a historic castle in . It stands on Castle Rock, which has been occupied by humans since at least the Iron Age, although the nature of the early settlement is unclear.
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Notable Places in the Area

Church
, in Edinburgh Castle, is the oldest surviving building in , . Photo: Jonathan Oldenbuck, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Art gallery
The is the national art gallery of . is situated 1,300 feet northeast of Edinburgh Castle. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is a museum dedicated to warfare, which is located inside Edinburgh Castle in , Scotland. Photo: Stefan2901, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
is a regimental museum displaying the collections of the Royal Scots and the Royal Regiment of Scotland. Photo: Nigel Chadwick, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

Neighborhood
is an area of central , , and home to a number of significant historic buildings. Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The of Edinburgh represents the historic core of the Scottish capital, built eastwards of the Castle Crag, along the Royal Mile to Holyrood. Photo: PerryPlanet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a major road junction to the south west of the city centre of , which gives its name to the surrounding area. Photo: Kyzer, CC BY 3.0.

Edinburgh Castle

Latitude
55.9487° or 55° 56' 55.2" north
Longitude
-3.2004° or 3° 12' 1.4" west
Open Location Code
9C7RWQXX+FR
Elevation
361 feet (110 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 4301292
Geo­Names ID
2650224
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Edinburg-kasteel
  • Arabic: قلعة إدنبرة
  • Armenian: Էդինբուրգյան դղյակ
  • Azerbaijani: Edinburq qalası
  • Basque: Edinburgh Castle
  • Basque: Edinburgheko gaztelua
  • Basque: Edinburgoko Gaztelua
  • Belarusian: Эдынбургскі замак
  • Breton: Kastell Dinedin
  • Bulgarian: Единбургски замък
  • Catalan: Castell d'Edimburg
  • Catalan: Castell dEdimburg
  • Catalan: castell d'Edimburg
  • Cebuano: Edinburgh Castle
  • Chinese: 愛丁堡城堡
  • Chinese: 爱丁堡城堡
  • Croatian: Edinburški dvorac
  • Czech: Edinburský hrad
  • Danish: Edinburgh Castle
  • Dutch: Edinburgh Castle
  • Esperanto: Edinburga Burgo
  • Estonian: Edinburghi kindlus
  • Finnish: Edinburghin linna
  • French: Chateau d'Edimbourg
  • French: Château d'Edimbourg
  • French: Château d'Édimbourg
  • French: Château d’Édimbourg
  • French: château d'Édimbourg
  • Gaelic (Scots): Caisteal Dhùn Èideann
  • Gaelic (Scots): Caisteal Dhùn Éideann
  • Gallegan: Castelo de Edimburgo
  • German: Edinburgh Castle
  • Greek: Κάστρο του Εδιμβούργου
  • Hebrew: טירת אדינבורו
  • Hindi: एडिनबर्ग किला
  • Hungarian: Edinburgh-i vár
  • Icelandic: Edinborgarkastali
  • Indonesian: Istana Edinburgh
  • Irish: Caisteal Dhún Éideann
  • Italian: Castello di Edimburgo
  • Italian: castello di Edimburgo
  • Japanese: エジンバラ城
  • Japanese: エディンバラ城
  • Kazakh: Эдинбург сарайы
  • Korean: 에든버러 성
  • Norwegian: Edinburgh Castle
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Edinburgh Castle
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Edinburgh slott
  • Persian: دژ ادینبورو
  • Polish: Zamek w Edynburgu
  • Portuguese: Castelo de Edimburgo
  • Portuguese: Castelo de edinburgh
  • Portuguese: Edinburgh Castle
  • Romanian: Castelul Edinburgh
  • Russian: Кастл-Рок
  • Russian: Эдинбургский замок
  • Scots: Edinburgh Castle
  • Serbian: Dvorac Edinburg
  • Serbian: Edinburgh Castle
  • Serbian: Дворац Единбург
  • Serbian: Единбуршки замак
  • Serbo-Croatian: Edinburški zamak
  • Slovenian: Edinburški grad
  • Spanish: Castillo de Edimburgo
  • Swahili (generic): Boma la Edinburgh
  • Swedish: Edinburgh Castle
  • Turkish: Edinburgh Kalesi
  • Turkish: Edinburgh Sarayı
  • Ukrainian: Единбурзький замок
  • Ukrainian: Едінбурзький замок
  • Urdu: قلعہ ایڈنبرا
  • Vietnamese: Lâu đài Edinburgh
  • Welsh: Castell Caeredin
  • Puri Edinburgh
  • Эдинбург қамалы
  • 에든버러성

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