Edinburgh was built beside the Firth of Forth allowing them to get an easy access to water and fish. Building Edinburgh near a river meant that the water could fertilize their crops and they could get water to drink. They built Edinburgh near an extinct volcano, Arthur’s Seat, which meant that they could see attackers from England and other places like Denmark and Norway. Since they lived near a river it meant that they would always have a stable food supply. Environmental Factors!
Living near the Firth of Forth. The settled beside the Firth of Forth giving them water and fish to eat. They protected them selves from invaders by building a big fortress on a hill. And since they had a river beside the city they could use the river to travel and trade cargo. Historical Factors!
The population is 468,070. The temperature in Edinburgh is from 1-6°C. There are 91 primary schools in Edinburgh. There are 23 Secondary schools in Edinburgh. There are 4 Universities in Edinburgh. 100, 000 students attend University. Statistical Factors!