Outline of Edinburgh

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to Edinburgh:


General reference[edit]

Geography of Edinburgh[edit]


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Edinburgh is located in Scotland
Location within Scotland
Coordinates: 55°57′11″N 3°11′20″W / 55.95306°N 3.18889°W / 55.95306; -3.18889

Geography of Edinburgh

  • Edinburgh is:
  • Population of Edinburgh: 507,170
  • Area of Edinburgh: 264 km2 (102 sq mi)

Location of Edinburgh[edit]

Environment of Edinburgh[edit]

Natural geographic features of Edinburgh[edit]

Areas of Edinburgh[edit]

Locations in Edinburgh[edit]

View over Edinburgh

Bridges in Edinburgh[edit]

Fountain at Holyrood Palace
Holyrood Palace, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland

Bridges in Edinburgh

Castles in Edinburgh[edit]

Castles in Edinburgh

Cultural and exhibition centres in Edinburgh[edit]

Fortifications in Edinburgh[edit]

Fountains in Edinburgh[edit]

Monuments and memorials in Edinburgh[edit]

Museums and art galleries in Edinburgh[edit]

Museums in Edinburgh

Palaces and villas in Edinburgh[edit]

Parks and gardens in Edinburgh[edit]

The Princes Street Gardens, the best known park in Edinburgh
Charlotte Square, a garden square in the New Town

Public squares in Edinburgh[edit]

Religious buildings in Edinburgh[edit]

The ruins of Holyrood Abbey

Secular buildings in Edinburgh[edit]

City Observatory, the Gothic Tower

Listed buildings in Edinburgh

Streets in Edinburgh[edit]

View looking west along George Street
The High Street, part of the Royal Mile

Theatres in Edinburgh[edit]

Demographics of Edinburgh[edit]

Demographics of Edinburgh

Government and politics of Edinburgh[edit]

George Drummond (1688–1766), elected six times as Lord Provost of Edinburgh between 1725 and 1764

Politics of Edinburgh

Law and order in Edinburgh[edit]

Military in Edinburgh[edit]

History of Edinburgh[edit]

History of Edinburgh

History of Edinburgh, by period or event[edit]

A map of Edinburgh in the 16th century, published in Braun and Hogenberg's Civitates orbis terrarum

Timeline of Edinburgh history

History of Edinburgh, by subject[edit]

Culture of Edinburgh[edit]

Architecture in Edinburgh
Scottish baronial-style turrets on Victorian tenements in St. Mary's Street

Culture of Edinburgh

Arts in Edinburgh[edit]

Architecture of Edinburgh[edit]

Architecture in Edinburgh

Cinema of Edinburgh[edit]

Literature of Edinburgh[edit]

Literature in Edinburgh

Music of Edinburgh[edit]

The auditorium of the Usher Hall
The Band of the Royal Regiment of Scotland in Edinburgh Castle

Music of Edinburgh

Theatre of Edinburgh[edit]

Theatre in Edinburgh

Visual arts of Edinburgh[edit]

Edinburgh (from Salisbury Crags) by William Crozier, a painter associated with The Edinburgh School
David Hume, Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist born in Edinburgh in 1711

Edinburgh in art / Paintings of Edinburgh

Art in Edinburgh

Cuisine of Edinburgh

Events in Edinburgh

Festivals in Edinburgh

Languages of Edinburgh

Media in Edinburgh

People from Edinburgh

Religion in Edinburgh[edit]

St Giles' Cathedral, the principal place of worship of the Church of Scotland in Edinburgh

Religion in Edinburgh

Sports in Edinburgh[edit]

Easter Road football stadium
Ratho Park Golf Club

Sport in Edinburgh

Economy and infrastructure of Edinburgh[edit]

The BT building in Edinburgh Park
The Balmoral Hotel, a luxury five-star hotel and a landmark of Edinburgh
Jenners Department Store, the oldest department store in Scotland

Economy of Edinburgh

Transportation in Edinburgh[edit]

A Dennis Dart SPD in Marchmont
Edinburgh City Bypass near Wester Hailes

Public transport in Edinburgh

Rail transport in Edinburgh[edit]

Two Edinburgh Trams seen at the West End - Princes Street stop

Rail transport in Edinburgh

Education in Edinburgh[edit]

Education in Edinburgh

Healthcare in Edinburgh[edit]

Healthcare in Edinburgh

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Definition of Edinburgh in Oxford dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the word". Oxford Dictionaries. Oxford University Press. 2013. Retrieved 12 January 2014.

External links[edit]

Wikimedia Atlas of Edinburgh