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Information on the city of 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 civic centre of Edinburgh at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the civic centre’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.

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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Edinburgh by City, town and village the 18 May 2021

Edinburgh civic centre

Address of Edinburgh civic centreEdinburghCivic centre Edinburgh
City Chambers High Street

Edinburgh EH1 1YJ
United Kingdom

Work+44 0131200200
Civic centre phone number0131200200
International: +44 0131200200
Civic centre fax numberNot available
Civic centre emailLoading...
Edinburgh, SCT official
Opening hours civic centre  EdinburghMonday to Thursday 8.30 am to 5.00 pm, Friday 8.30 am to 3.40 pm
Edinburgh mayorFrank Ross

Demographics of Edinburgh

Name of Edinburgh inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants486 120 population2 / 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

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

Urban transportation systems availableTram
Edinburgh Airport 13.2 km
Royal Air Force Leuchars 50.5 km
Perth Airport 56.3 km

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 towns
BilstonNeighbouring townsDanderhall
Edinburgh neighbouring towns
Danderhall 4.9 kmMusselburgh 6.7 kmWhitecraig 8.1 km
Loanhead 8.2 kmDalkeith 8.6 kmBilston 8.9 km
Bonnyrigg 9 kmRoslin 10.4 kmPrestonpans 11 km
Rosewell 11.1 kmMayfield 11.5 kmElphinstone 12.3 km
Cockenzie 12.7 kmTranent 12.8 kmBurntisland 13 km
Kinghorn 13.6 kmPenicuik 13.8 kmOrmiston 14.2 km
Gorebridge 14.4 kmAberdour 14.7 kmPathhead 14.7 km

Distance between Edinburgh and other main cities of the country

London : 533 kmBristol : 502 kmBirmingham : 395 km
Leeds : 261 kmGlasgow : 69 km closestSheffield : 306 km
Bradford : 256 kmManchester : 283 kmLiverpool : 284 km
Cardiff : 497 kmWakefield : 274 kmCoventry : 409 km
Wigan : 271 kmDudley : 389 kmNottingham : 359 km
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 km