Where is Edinburgh?

Edinburgh city located in southeastern Scotland, on the south bank of the Firth of Forth. It lies between latitudes 55.9533° North and longitudes 3.1883° West.

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Where is Edinburgh Located?

Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and it is located in southeastern Scotland, near the Firth of Forth, close to the North Sea. It is Scotland's second most populous city and the seventh most populous in the United Kingdom.

Edinburgh Facts:

Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland
Council areaCity of Edinburgh
ContinentEurope
Coordinates55.953°N 3.189°W
FoundedBefore 7th century AD
Ethnic groupsScottish, English, Irish, Welsh
Area Capital City264 km2 (102 sq mi)
Population of Scotland488,050 (2019) Council Area - 524,930
Density1,828/km2 (4,730/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Edinburgher
Currency Pound sterling (GBP)
Time zoneGMT (UTC 0) and BST (UTC+1) in summer
AirportEdinburgh Airport
Country code44
Postcode areasEH1-17, EH28-30
Area code(s)131
ClimateMaritime climate
Official Websitewww.edinburgh.gov.uk

Places to Visit in Edinburgh:

Palace of HolyroodhousePrinces StreetPrinces Street GardensThe Writers' Museum
Royal MileScott MonumentGreyfriars KirkyardDeep Sea World
National Museum of ScotlandThe Real Mary King's CloseFirth of ForthThe Edinburgh Dungeon
Calton HillRoyal Yacht BritanniaGrassmarketGeorgian House
Arthur's SeatScottish National GalleryMuseum of ChildhoodInchcolm Island
Edinburgh CastleEdinburgh ZooScottish National Gallery of ModernSurgeons' Hall Museums
Royal Botanic Garden EdinburghHolyrood ParkMuseum of EdinburghCramond Island
St Giles' CathedralRosslyn ChapelNelson MonumentForth Road Bridge