Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland. The second largest city in
this country. It`s located in the east coast. Nowdays, it has a
population of 477,660 inhabitants. The name comes from his
gaelic name Dùn Èideann, which means “Eidyn’s Fort”.
Edinburgh is divided in two districts: the New Town and the
Old Town. Both of them are UNESCO patrimony due to their
perfect palnification and their history.
Edinburgh was established by the
romans as a fort in the 1st century.
Then in 1124 the city was founded as
a city (burg) by David I of Scotland.
Since 1437 is the capital of Scotland.
Edinburgh was a very important
cultural city in the Illustration ages
thanks to his University. It was called
as the “northern Athenas. The old
town of Edinburgh was built in the
Medieval Ages. In the 1766 the old
town was crowded of people and
they decided to create a New Town.
The castle of Edinburgh was built in
the 12th century.
Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland and
holds several institutions headquarters like
the Scottish Parliament, the Royal Bank of
Scotland and many important companies.
It’s the second more visited city in UK after
London. Leith is the district of Edinburgh
where the harbour is. The Universisty of
Edinburgh is one of the most historicaly
important in the world. It was established
in 1583. Edinburgh also holds a large
number of museums. Famous celebrities
come from Edinburgh such as Sir Arthur
Conan Doyle, Alexander Graham Bell and