What is Edinburgh?

  • (noun): The capital of Scotland; located in the Lothian Region on the south side of the Firth of Forth.

Edinburgh

Edinburgh (i/ˈɛdɪnbʌrə/ ED-in-burr-ə; Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann) is the capital of Scotland, the seat of the Scottish parliament and government, the largest city by area and the second largest by population in the country. The City of Edinburgh Council governs one of Scotland's 32 local government council areas. The council area includes urban Edinburgh and a 30 square miles (78 km2) rural area. Located in the south-east of Scotland, Edinburgh lies on the east coast of the Central Belt, along the Firth of Forth, near the North Sea.

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David Bryce
... Born in Edinburgh, he was educated at the Royal High School and joined the office of architect William Burn in 1825, aged 22 ... styles similar to those of Charles Barry - his design for Fettes College, Edinburgh was one of the first to revive the French château style ... is buried in the New Calton Cemetery in Edinburgh, beside his nephew, John Bryce, also an architect ...
William Creech
... years Creech was the chief publisher in Edinburgh ... He published the first Edinburgh edition of Robert Burns' poems ... He served as Edinburgh's Lord Provost from 1811 to 1813 ...
David Bryce - List of Architectural Works
... Marks Unitarian Church, Castle Terrace, Edinburgh (1834) Caledonian Insurance Company, 19 George Street, Edinburgh (1840) Luscar House, Gowkhall, Fife (1842 ... British Linen Bank in St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh (1846) Completion of Hamilton Mausoleum (1848) Supervision of the dismantling stone by stone of Trinity College Church to make way for the building of Waverley ... Edinburgh Royal Infirmary's former building by the Meadows (1870–79) Edinburgh branch of the Union Bank of Scotland (now pub restaurant The Standing Order), George Street (1876) ...
Edinburgh North And Leith (Scottish Parliament Constituency) - Electoral Region
... Scottish Parliament region The other eight constituencies of the Lothians region were Edinburgh Central, Edinburgh East and Musselburgh, Edinburgh Pentlands, Edinburgh South, Edinburgh West, Linlithgow ... The region covered the City of Edinburgh council area, the West Lothian council area, part of the Midlothian council area, and part of the East Lothian council area ...
Edinburgh, Indiana - June 7, 2008 Flood
... of severe thunderstorm activity and heavy rainfall affected the Edinburgh area in early June 2008 ... These storms began to move south out of Edinburgh, weakening as daylight was lost ... The first rainfall began to fall in Edinburgh at approximately 900 PM on the evening of June 6 ...