Falkirk

Falkirk is a town in Stirlingshire in the central belt of Scotland, with a population of 35,000 in 2010. Its name comes from "faw-kirk" which means "multi-coloured church" but that medieval building has been lost.

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Tourist attraction
are 30-metre-high horse-head sculptures depicting kelpies, located between Falkirk and… Photo: Beninjam200, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Stadium
The is a football stadium in , central Scotland, which is the home ground of Scottish League One club Falkirk and Lowland Football League club East Stirlingshire. Photo: David Neill, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Museum
is a mansion set within the grounds of Callendar Park in , central Scotland. Photo: John Lord, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Railway station
is one of two railway stations serving the town of in . Photo: Dsm2, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village five miles east of Falkirk in in central Scotland. Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Town
is a town in the Falkirk council area, Scotland. Photo: Tom Sargent, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Falkirk

Latitude
56° or 56° north
Longitude
-3.75° or 3° 45' west
Open Location Code
9C8R2722+22
Population
159,000
Abbreviation
FAL
Elevation
26 feet (8 metres)
Geo­Names ID
3333230

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