Central Belt

The Central Belt of is that part of the country which stretches from in the west to in the east, and contains the majority of the population.

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is the capital of located in the Central Belt region of the country. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

is the largest city in and the fourth-largest in the UK; with a population of about 625,000 in the city and 1,700,000 in the urban agglomeration. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the collective name for the three counties of Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian in the Central Belt of Scotland. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a region around in the Central Belt of . Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.


are counties in the Central Belt of Scotland. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Central Belt

Latitude of center
55.951° or 55° 57' 3.6" north
Longitude of center
-3.836° or 3° 50' 9.6" west
564 feet (172 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Asturian: Central Belt
  • Bavarian: Central Belt
  • Chinese: 蘇格蘭中心帶
  • Chinese: 蘇格蘭中部地帶
  • Dutch: Central Belt
  • English: Lowland Triangle
  • English: Midlands
  • English: Scottish Midlands
  • French: Central Belt
  • German: Central Belt
  • Hebrew: מרכז סקוטלנד
  • Italian: Cintura centrale
  • Japanese: セントラルベルト
  • Norwegian: Central Belt
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Central Belt
  • Persian: کمربند مرکزی
  • Portuguese: Central Belt
  • Scots: Central Belt
  • Spanish: Central Belt

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