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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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.

This article covers the outlying areas of Edinburgh to the west of Haymarket Railway Station and Granton Harbour, and north of Lanark Road. Photo: AlasdairW, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
, or the High Kirk of Edinburgh, is a parish church of the Church of Scotland located in the of Edinburgh. Photo: Elgdy, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Art museum
The is an art museum on Queen Street, Edinburgh.

Art museum
The is the country’s national academy of art. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Tourist attraction
The is a Victorian Gothic monument to Scottish author Sir Walter Scott. Photo: Schatir, Public domain.

Destinations

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.

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 . is situated 4 miles west of Edinburgh.

Neighborhood
is a mainly residential suburb of Edinburgh, . is situated 2 miles southwest of Edinburgh.

Suburb
is a residential area around Avenue in the south-west of Edinburgh, . is situated 2 miles southwest of Edinburgh.

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