Countries in the World
|Home Earth Continents Europe UK Profile Scotland Profile Google Earth Edinburgh Map
___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Edinburgh (in Scots: Embra/E'nburrie), Scotland, UK
Image: Saffron Blaze
About EdinburghSatellite View is showing Edinburgh, since 1437 the capital of Scotland, UK.
The city is located in the Lothian region at the Firth of Forth, the estuary of the River Forth in south-east Scotland about 535 km (330 mi) northwest of London.
For centuries the city is the center of Scotland. In the early 12th century David I, King of the Scots, established the town of Edinburgh as one of Scotland's earliest royal burghs (borough).
Today Edinburgh has a population of about 498,000 inhabitants (in 2015 est.), more than 770,000 people live in the metropolitan area.
In the UK's EU referendum on 23rd June 2016, Edinburgh voted 74.44% to remain. Scotland has voted to remain in the referendum by a majority of 62% to 38%.
The Scottish capital is seat of the Scottish Government and the Scottish Parliament. Official languages are English, recognized regional languages are Scottish Gaelic and Scots.
Photo: Saskia van de Nieuwenhof
The city boasts with cultural and historical attractions: the Edinburgh International Festival, the annual festival of performing arts; the National Museum of Scotland, and Scotland's art gallery, the Scottish National Gallery, and the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, with its collection of modern art. Edinburgh was named the world's first UNESCO City of Literature in 2004.
Popular places to visit are the Edinburgh Castle, a historic fortress, and the Holyrood Palace, the official residence of the British monarch in Scotland. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, a world-renowned scientific center for the study of plants. Historical places are the Edinburgh Vaults, the chambers in the arches of the South Bridge, Gladstone's Land, a 17th century high-tenement house, Lauriston Castle, a 16th-century tower and the Georgian House, an 18th-century townhouse. A must visit is the Old Town with Cockburn Street.
The Map shows a city map of Edinburgh with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find BAA Edinburgh (IATA code: EDI) 13 km (8 mi) by road in west from Edinburgh Old Town.
Just zoom in to see St Giles' Cathedral, in the heart of the Old Town.
To find a location use the form below. To view just the map, click on the "Map" button.
| To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.
||Local Time Edinburgh:
Friday-July-1 23:32Standard time zone: No UTC/GMT offset
Daylight saving time (BST) in use from end of March until end of October, time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
|Google Map: Searchable map and satellite view of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
City Coordinates: 55°56′58″N 3°9′37″W
|Bookmark/share this page
|More about the United Kingdom:
London Tower Bridge
Information and searchable city maps:
Belfast, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow, Liverpool, London, Manchester
Detailed map of the United Kingdom
Searchable map of the United Kingdom
Searchable map of Northern Ireland
Searchable map of Scotland
United Kingdom Country Profile
Northern Ireland Profile
Political Map of Europe
Capital Cities of Europe
Countries of Europe
Languages of Europe
Flags of Europe
| Weather Conditions Edinburgh:
City of Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh Council.
The official Tourist Board.
Edinburgh Evening News
Wikipedia entry for Edinburgh
|Related Consumer Information:|
Major Cities in Northern Europe
Belfast | Birmingham | Cardiff | Copenhagen | Dublin | Edinburgh | Glasgow | Helsinki | Liverpool | London | Malmö
Manchester | Nuuk | Oslo | Reykjavik | Riga | Saint Petersburg | Stockholm | Tallinn | Vilnius
Maps of other Countries in Northern Europe
Denmark Map, Estonia Map, Faroe Islands Map, Greenland Map, Iceland Map, Ireland Map,
Latvia Map, Lithuania Map, Sweden Map, United Kingdom Map
Interactive Maps of other countries and regions in Northern Europe:
Denmark Interactive Map, Faroe Islands Interactive Map, Greenland Interactive Map, Iceland Interactive Map,
Ireland Interactive Map, Latvia Interactive Map, Lithuania Interactive Map, Norway Interactive Map,
Scotland Interactive Map, Sweden Interactive Map, United Kingdom Interactive Map
Map Help [ show ]
One World - Nations Online .:. let's care for this planet
Made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.
Copyright © 1998-2016 :: nationsonline.org