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Information on Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh is located in Scotland. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the city hall of Edinburgh at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the city hall office by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Edinburgh city COUNCIL

Edinburgh council addressEdinburghCivic centre Edinburgh
City Chambers High Street

Edinburgh EH1 1YJ
United Kingdom
Phone number of Edinburgh council0131200200
Fax numberNot available
Email of Edinburgh councilLoading...
Official website of Edinburgh
Opening hours of Edinburgh councilMonday to Thursday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Friday 8.30 am to 3.40 pm
Mayor of EdinburghFrank Ross

Demographics of Edinburgh

Name of Edinburgh inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Population486 120 inhabitants2 / 9
Population density in Edinburgh4 861,2 pop/sq mi (1 876,9 pop/km²)

Edinburgh administrative numbers

Edinburgh city postcodeEH1 1YJ

Edinburgh administrative data

CountryUnited Kingdom
CountryScotland (Region's capital)
Council areaEdinburgh

Information on Edinburgh

Cities twinned with Edinburgh
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New Zealand DunedinPoland KrakówSpain Segovia
Ukraine KyivUnited States San Diego
Namesake of Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh, Indiana, États-Unis
Natural parksEdinburgh isn't part of a natural park

Toponymy and translation of Edinburgh

Arabic: إدنبرةBulgarian: ЕдинбургGreek: Εδιμβούργο
Persian: ادینبروFrench: ÉdimbourgScottish Gaelic: Dùn Èideann
Armenian: ԷդինբուրգItalian: EdimburgoJapanese: エディンバラ
Korean: 에딘버그Russian: ЭдинбургUkrainian: Единбург
Chinese: 爱丁堡  

Transportation modes in Edinburgh

Edinburgh Airport 8.2 miles
Royal Air Force Leuchars 31.4 miles
Perth Airport 35 miles

Edinburgh territory

Edinburgh area100,00 sq mi (259,00 km²)
Edinburgh altitude292 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 55.9494
Longitude: -3.16028
Latitude: 55° 56' 58'' North
Longitude: 3° 9' 37'' West
Time zone
UTC +0:00 (Europe/London)
Summer time : UTC +1:00
Winter time : UTC +0:00
Local time

Edinburgh neighbouring towns and cities

Edinburgh neighbouring municipalities
BilstonNeighbouring townsDanderhall
Edinburgh neighbouring municipalities
Danderhall 3 milesMusselburgh 4.2 milesWhitecraig 5 miles
Loanhead 5.1 milesDalkeith 5.3 milesBilston 5.5 miles
Bonnyrigg 5.6 milesRoslin 6.5 milesPrestonpans 6.8 miles
Rosewell 6.9 milesMayfield 7.1 milesElphinstone 7.7 miles
Cockenzie 7.9 milesTranent 8 milesBurntisland 8.1 miles
Kinghorn 8.4 milesPenicuik 8.6 milesOrmiston 8.8 miles
Gorebridge 9 milesAberdour 9.1 milesPathhead 9.1 miles

Distance between Edinburgh and other main cities and towns

London : 331 milesBristol : 312 milesBirmingham : 245 miles
Leeds : 162 milesGlasgow : 43 miles closestSheffield : 190 miles
Bradford : 159 milesManchester : 176 milesLiverpool : 177 miles
Cardiff : 309 milesWakefield : 170 milesCoventry : 254 miles
Wigan : 169 milesDudley : 242 milesNottingham : 223 miles
Distances are calculated as the crow flies

Hotel offers in Edinburgh

Leisure and activities in Edinburgh surrounding area

No activities found in town Edinburgh

Other information on the city of Edinburgh

Nuclear power plantTorness Nuclear Power Station 47 mile