Edinburgh

Edinburgh is the capital of located in the Central Belt region of the country. With a population of approximately 450,000, Edinburgh fizzes with a cosmopolitan yet uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
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Popular Destinations

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.

The of Edinburgh represents the historical extension of the Scottish capital to the north of the that occurred during the Georgian Period of the late 18th century. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Most people get their first impressions of Edinburgh travelling through this district to the city centre. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The South of Edinburgh includes the Meadows and popular residential areas such as Bruntsfield, Morningside, Marchmont and Newington. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is a historic fortress which dominates the skyline of Edinburgh, the capital city of , from its position on the Castle Rock. Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The Palace of Holyroodhouse, commonly referred to as or Holyroodhouse, is the official residence of the British monarch in . Photo: Kim Traynor, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Art gallery
The is the national art gallery of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The in Edinburgh, Scotland, was formed in 2006 with the merger of the… Photo: Maccoinnich, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Destinations

is the port district of the capital of Edinburgh, north of the city centre on the shoreline of the Firth of Forth. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

are two adjacent districts of Edinburgh. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

This article covers the areas of Edinburgh to the east of and Holyrood Park. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburb of Edinburgh, , to the west of the city and to the immediate north of , on the western slopes of . Photo: Mrabbits, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Neighborhood
is an area in Edinburgh, the capital of , lying east of the city centre, at the foot of the . Photo: Saffron Blaze, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a coastal suburb of Edinburgh in eastern central Scotland. Photo: Gweduni, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Edinburgh

Latitude
55.9533° or 55° 57' 12" north
Longitude
-3.1884° or 3° 11' 18.2" west
Open Location Code
9C7RXR36+8J
Population
488,000
IATA airport code
EDI
United Nations Location Code
GB EDI
Elevation
217 feet (66 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 17898859
Geo­Names ID
2650225
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Edinburg
  • Afrikaans: Dùn Èideann
  • Afrikaans: Edinburg
  • Afrikaans: Edinburgh
  • Albanian: Edinburg
  • Albanian: Edinburgh
  • Albanian: Edinburgu
  • Amharic: ኤዲንቦሮ
  • Arabic: Edinburgh
  • Arabic: أدنبرة
  • Arabic: أدنبره
  • Arabic: إدنبرة
  • Arabic: إدنبره
  • Arabic: إيدنبرج
  • Arabic: ادنبرة
  • Arabic: ادنبره
  • Aragonese: Dùn Èideann
  • Aragonese: Edimburgo
  • Aragonese: Edinburgh
  • Aragonese: Edinburgo
  • Armenian: Էդինբուրգ
  • Asturian; Bable: Edimburgo
  • Asturian; Bable: Edimburgu
  • Azerbaijani: Edinburq
  • Bashkir: Эдинбург
  • Basque: Dùn Èideann
  • Basque: Edinburg
  • Basque: Edinburgh
  • Basque: Edinburgo
  • Bavarian: Edinburg
  • Bavarian: Edinburgh
  • Belarusian: Эдзінбург
  • Belarusian: Эдынбург
  • Bengali: এডিনবরা
  • Bengali: এডিনবার্গ
  • Bhojpuri: एडिनबर्ग
  • Bihari : एडिनबर्ग
  • Bosnian: Edinburg
  • Bosnian: Edinburgh
  • Breton: Dinedin
  • Bulgarian: Единбург
  • Burmese: အက်ဒင်ဗာရာမြို့
  • Catalan: Dun Eideann
  • Catalan: Edimburg
  • Catalan: Edinburgh
  • Cebuano: Edinburgh (kapital sa apil sa nasod)
  • Cebuano: Edinburgh
  • Central Kurdish: ئێدینبەرە
  • Chechen: Эдинбург
  • Chinese: Edinburgh
  • Chinese: Àidīngbǎo
  • Chinese: 愛丁堡
  • Chinese: 爱丁堡
  • Chinese: 蘇京
  • Chuvash: Эдинбург
  • Cornish: Karedin
  • Corsican: Edimburgu
  • Corsican: Edinburgu
  • Crimean Turkish; Crimean Tatar: Edinburg
  • Croatian: Edinburgh
  • Czech: Edinburg
  • Czech: Edinburgh
  • Czech: Edinburk
  • Danish: Edinburg
  • Danish: Edinburgh
  • Dimli: Edinburgh
  • Dutch: City of Edinburgh council
  • Dutch: Edinborough
  • Dutch: Edinburgh
  • Eastern Mari: Эдинбург
  • Egyptian Spoken Arabic: ادنبره
  • Emiliano-Romagnolo: Edinbûrg
  • English, Old (ca.450-1100): Edinburg
  • English: City of Edinburgh
  • English: Edina
  • English: Edinburg
  • English: Edinburgh, Scotland
  • English: Modern Athens
  • Esperanto: Edinburg
  • Esperanto: Edinburgh
  • Esperanto: Edinburgo
  • Estonian: Edinburgh
  • Extremaduran: Edimburgu
  • Faroese: Edinburgh
  • Fijian: Edinburgh
  • Finnish: Edinburg
  • Finnish: Edinburgh
  • French: City of Edinburgh
  • French: Dùn Éideann
  • French: Edimbourg
  • French: Edinburgh
  • French: Édimbourg
  • Frisian: Edinboarch
  • Frisian: Edinburgh
  • Friulian: Edinburc
  • Gaelic (Scots): Dun Eideann
  • Gaelic (Scots): Dùn Eideann
  • Gaelic (Scots): Dùn Èideann
  • Gaelic (Scots): Edinburgh
  • Gallegan: Din Eidyn
  • Gallegan: Edimburgo - Dùn Èideann
  • Gallegan: Edimburgo - Edinburgh - Dùn Éideann
  • Gallegan: Edimburgo
  • Gallegan: Edinburgh
  • Gallegan: Edinburgo
  • Georgian: ედინბურგი
  • German: City of Edinburgh
  • German: Dun Eideann
  • German: Dùn Éideann
  • German: Edimburgo
  • German: Edinborough
  • German: Edinburg
  • German: Edinburgh
  • German: GB-EDH
  • Greek: Εδιμβούργο
  • Guarani: Endimbugo
  • Guarani: Endimbúgo
  • Gujarati: એડિનબર્ગ
  • Haitian; Haitian Creole: Edinbo
  • Hakka Chinese: Oi-tên-páu
  • Hausa: Oi-tên-páu
  • Hebrew: אדינבורג
  • Hebrew: אדינבורו
  • Hebrew: אדינברו
  • Hindi: ऎडिन्बर
  • Hindi: एडनबरा
  • Hindi: एडिनबरा
  • Hindi: एडिनबर्ग
  • Hungarian: Edinburgh
  • Icelandic: Edinborg
  • Icelandic: Edinburgh
  • Ido: Edinburgh
  • Iloko: Edinburgh
  • Indonesian: Edinburgh
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Edimburgo
  • Interlingue: Edinburgh
  • Irish: Dún Éideann
  • Irish: Edinburgh
  • Italian: Edimburgo
  • Italian: Edinburgo
  • Japanese: エジンバラ
  • Japanese: エディンバラ
  • Japanese: 以丁堡
  • Javanese: Edinburgh
  • Kannada: ಈಡನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್/ಈ/ಎಡಿನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌‌
  • Kannada: ಎಡಿನ್ಬರ
  • Kannada: ಎಡಿನ್ಬರ್ಗ್
  • Kannada: ಎಡಿನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌‌
  • Kara-Kalpak: Edinburg
  • Kazakh: Эдинбург
  • Kirghiz: Эдинбург
  • Korean: 에든버러
  • Korean: 에딘버러
  • Kurdish: Edinburgh
  • Ladino: Edimburgo
  • Lao: ເອແດມບວກ
  • Latin: Dunedinum
  • Latin: Edimburgum
  • Latin: Edinburgum
  • Latvian: Edinburga
  • Latvian: Edinburgh
  • Letzeburgesch: Edinburgh
  • Ligurian: Edimburgo
  • Lithuanian: Edinburgas
  • Lithuanian: Edinburgh
  • Lombard: Edenbörgh
  • Lombard: Edimburgh
  • Lombard: Edimbùrgh
  • Lombard: Edinburgh
  • Low German; Low Saxon: Edinburgh
  • Macedo Romanian: Edinburgh
  • Macedonian: Caeredin
  • Macedonian: Dinedin
  • Macedonian: Doon Edin
  • Macedonian: Dùn Èideann
  • Macedonian: Dún Éideann
  • Macedonian: Ebora
  • Macedonian: Edimborg
  • Macedonian: Edimborgh
  • Macedonian: Edimburgo - Edinburgh
  • Macedonian: Edimburgo
  • Macedonian: Edimburgu
  • Macedonian: Edimburgum
  • Macedonian: Edimbùrgh
  • Macedonian: Edinbo
  • Macedonian: Edinborg
  • Macedonian: Edinburc
  • Macedonian: Edinburg
  • Macedonian: Edinburgas
  • Macedonian: Edinburgh
  • Macedonian: Edinburgo
  • Macedonian: Edinburq
  • Macedonian: Edynburg
  • Macedonian: Edėnborgs
  • Macedonian: Idinburg
  • Macedonian: Édimbourg
  • Macedonian: Εδιμβούργο
  • Macedonian: Горад Эдынбург
  • Macedonian: Единбург
  • Macedonian: Эдинбург
  • Macedonian: Էդինբուրգ
  • Macedonian: אדינבורו
  • Macedonian: עדינבורג
  • Macedonian: إدنبرة
  • Macedonian: ادینبرو
  • Macedonian: एडिनबरा
  • Macedonian: এডিনবরা
  • Macedonian: எடின்பரோ
  • Macedonian: ಈಡನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್/ಈ/ಎಡಿನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌‌
  • Macedonian: ಎಡಿನ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌‌
  • Macedonian: എഡിൻബറോ
  • Macedonian: เอดินบะระ
  • Macedonian: အက်ဒင်ဗာရာမြို့
  • Macedonian: ედინბურგი
  • Macedonian: エディンバラ
  • Macedonian: 愛丁堡
  • Macedonian: 爱丁堡
  • Macedonian: 에든버러
  • Malay (generic): Edinburgh
  • Malayalam: Edinburgh
  • Malayalam: എഡിൻബറോ
  • Malayalam: എഡിൻബർഗ്
  • Malayalam: എഡിൻ‌ബർഗ്
  • Maltese: Edinburghj
  • Maltese: Edinburgu
  • Manx: Doon Edin
  • Maori: Erinipara
  • Maori: Ētinipara
  • Marathi: एडिंबरा
  • Marathi: एडिंबरो
  • Marathi: एडिनबरा
  • Marathi: एडिनबरो
  • Marathi: एडिनबर्ग
  • Mazanderani: ادینبورگ
  • Min Nan Chinese: Edinburgh
  • Mingrelian: ედინბურგი
  • Mongolian: Эдинбург
  • Moroccan Spoken Arabic: إدينبرا
  • Nepali: एदिनबरा
  • Newari: एदिनबरा
  • Northern Frisian: Edinburgh
  • Norwegian: Edinburgh
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Edinburgh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: City of Edinburgh
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Dùn Éideann
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Edinburgh
  • Occitan (post 1500); Provençal: Edimborg
  • Ossetian; Ossetic: Эдинбург
  • Panjabi: ਐਡਿਨਬਰਾ
  • Papiamento: Edinburgh
  • Persian: ادینبرا
  • Persian: ادینبرو
  • Persian: ادینبورگ
  • Piemontese: Edimborgh
  • Polish: Edinburgh
  • Polish: Edynburg
  • Portuguese: Cidade de Edimburgo
  • Portuguese: City of Edinburgh
  • Portuguese: Din Eidyn
  • Portuguese: Dùn èideann
  • Portuguese: Edimburgh
  • Portuguese: Edimburgo
  • Portuguese: Edinburgh
  • Portuguese: Edinburgo
  • Portuguese: Eidyn
  • Quechua: Edinburgh
  • Raeto-Romance: Edinburgh
  • Romanian: Edinburg
  • Romanian: Edinburgh
  • Russian: Edinburgh
  • Russian: Алата-Кастра
  • Russian: Столица Шотландии
  • Russian: Эдинбург
  • Rusyn: Единбург
  • Sardinian: Edimburgu
  • Sardinian: Edinburgh
  • Scots: Edinburgh
  • Scots: Edinburrie
  • Scots: Embra
  • Scots: Embro
  • Serbian: Едимбург
  • Serbian: Единбург
  • Serbo-Croatian: Edinburg
  • Serbo-Croatian: Edinburgh
  • Shona: Edinburgh
  • Sicilian: Edimburgu
  • Sicilian: Edimmurgu
  • Sindhi: ايڊنبرا
  • Sindhi: ايڊنبرگ
  • Sinhalese: එඩින්බරෝ
  • Slovak: Edinburg
  • Slovak: Edinburgh
  • Slovenian: Edinburg
  • Slovenian: Edinburgh
  • Sorbian, Lower: Edinburgh
  • Sorbian, Upper: Edinburgh
  • South Azerbaijani: ادینبورق
  • Spanish: Auld Reekie
  • Spanish: Ciudad de Edimburgo
  • Spanish: Dun Eideann
  • Spanish: Dun Èideann
  • Spanish: Dùn Eideann
  • Spanish: Dùn Èideann
  • Spanish: Edimburgo
  • Spanish: Edinburgh
  • Spanish: Edinburgo
  • Swahili (generic): Edinburgh
  • Swedish: Edinburg
  • Swedish: Edinburgh, Skottland
  • Swedish: Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Edimburgo
  • Tagalog: Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Lungsod Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Lungsod Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Lungsod Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Lungsod ng Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Lunsod Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Lunsod Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Lunsod Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Lunsod ng Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Lunsod ng Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Lunsod ng Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Siyudad Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Siyudad Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Siyudad Edinburgo
  • Tagalog: Siyudad ng Edinburg
  • Tagalog: Siyudad ng Edinburgh
  • Tagalog: Siyudad ng Edinburgo
  • Tajik: Эдинбург
  • Tajik: Эдинбуру
  • Tamil: எடின்பர
  • Tamil: எடின்பரோ
  • Tamil: எடின்பர்க்
  • Tatar: Эдинбург
  • Telugu: ఎడిన్బర్గ్
  • Thai: Edinburgh
  • Thai: นครเอดินบะระห์
  • Thai: นครเเอดินบะระห์
  • Thai: เอดินบะระ
  • Thai: เอดินบะระห์
  • Thai: เอดินเบรอะ
  • Thai: เอดินเบอระ
  • Thai: เอดินเบอร์ก
  • Thai: เอดินเบิร์ก
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Edinburgh
  • Turkish: Edinburg
  • Turkish: Edinburgh
  • Turkmen: Edinburg
  • Twi: Edinburgh
  • Udmurt: Эдинбург
  • Uighur: Idinburg
  • Uighur: ئىدىنبۇرگ
  • Ukrainian: Единбург
  • Ukrainian: Едінбург
  • Ukrainian: Едінбурґ
  • Urdu: ایڈنبرا
  • Urdu: ایڈنبرگ
  • Uzbek: Edinburg
  • Uzbek: Edinburgh
  • Venetian: Ebora
  • Venetian: Edimburgo
  • Venetian: Edinburgo
  • Veps: Edinburg
  • Vietnamese: Edinburgh
  • Volapük: Edinburgh
  • Waray (Philippines): Edinburgh
  • Welsh: Caeredin
  • Welsh: Dinas Caeredin
  • Welsh: Edinburgh
  • Welsh: Nghaeredin
  • Western Panjabi: ایڈنبرا
  • Wu Chinese: 爱丁堡
  • Yiddish: עדינבורג
  • Yue Chinese: Dùn Èideann
  • Yue Chinese: Edinburgh
  • Yue Chinese: 愛丁堡
  • Aebura
  • Էտինպուրկ
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