South Queensferry

South Queensferry is a small town 10 miles west and upriver of in central Scotland. Historically it was the south pier of the Queen's Ferry, established almost 1000 years ago by St Margaret wife of King Malcolm III, to ensure regular transport from Edinburgh across the Forth to Dunfermline and to the pilgrimage town of St Andrews.
Photo: William Miller (engraver), Public domain.

Notable Places in the Area

Bridge
The is a suspension bridge in Scotland.

Bridge
The is a road bridge in Scotland. Photo: KlausFoehl, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Islet
Inchgarvie or is a small, uninhabited island in the . Photo: Kitkatcrazy, Public domain.

Public aquarium
is an aquarium located in the village of , in , Scotland. Photo: Billy McCrorie, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a village in in central Scotland, with a population of 1076 in 2011. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a port in in central Scotland. It was built from 1909 as housing for the workers at the Royal Navy dockyard so it's modern and industrial, with a population in 2016 of 13,780. Photo: Wikimedia, OGL.

Town
is a small town and parish to the west of , Scotland, historically within the county of . is situated 2½ miles south of South Queensferry. Photo: Tom Sargent, CC BY-SA 2.0.

South Queensferry

Latitude
55.9902° or 55° 59' 24.8" north
Longitude
-3.3967° or 3° 23' 48.1" west
Open Location Code
9C7RXJR3+38
Population
9,420
United Nations Location Code
GB SOQ
Elevation
30 feet (9 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26405720
Geo­Names ID
2639788
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Also Known As

  • Basque: Queensferry
  • Basque: South Queensferry
  • Cebuano: Queensferry
  • Chinese: 南昆斯菲里
  • Chinese: 南昆斯費里
  • Chinese: 南昆斯费里
  • Chinese: 昆斯費里
  • Dutch: Queensferry
  • English: Queensferry
  • French: Queensferry
  • Gaelic (Scots): Cas Chaolais
  • German: Queensferry
  • German: South Queensferry
  • Hebrew: סאות קווינספרי
  • Irish: Cas Chaolas
  • Italian: Queensferry
  • Japanese: サウス・クィーンズフェリー
  • Japanese: サウス・クイーンズフェリー
  • Persian: ساوث، کوینزفری
  • Polish: Queensferry
  • Polish: Zachodnie Queensferry
  • Portuguese: Queensferry
  • Serbo-Croatian: Queensferry
  • Spanish: Queensferry
  • Spanish: South Queensferry
  • Swedish: Queensferry, Skottland
  • Swedish: Queensferry
  • Urdu: جنوبی کوئنزفیری

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