Edinburgh

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Place.png Edinburgh
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The Scottish Parliament building in Edinburgh
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Seventh most populous city in the UK and Capital of Scotland.

Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland and one of its 32 council areas[1]. The city is located in on the southern shore of the Firth of Forth. Edinburgh is Scotland's second-most populous city and the seventh-most populous city in the United Kingdom.

Edinburgh's official population estimates are 488,050 (mid-2016) for the Edinburgh locality and 1,339,380 (2014) for the wider city region.[2]



 

Groups Headquartered Here

GroupStartDescription
Bank of Scotland
Edinburgh Academy1824Independent school in Edinburgh, Scotland, opened in 1824.
Edinburgh Napier University1964Scottish university with technical and engineering focus
Fettes College1870'The Scottish Eton'
George Watson's College1741First in Scotland and 29th in the UK for the number of the nation's leading people produced.
Heriot-Watt University1821
Institute for International Health & DevelopmentSourcewatch reports this as a spook operated front group of big tobacco.<a href="#cite_note-1">[1]</a>
Queen Margaret University1875Hosting the Institute for International Health & Development
Reform Scotland
Scottish American Investment Company29 March 1873Long established investment company
Scottish Executive
The Scotsman
University of Edinburgh1583The university continues to have links to the British royal family

 

Alumni on Wikispooks

PersonBornDiedSummary
Neil Davidson13 September 1950Lawyer
Peter Fraser29 May 194522 June 2013Lawyer


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