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  City of Edinburgh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
City of Edinburgh (Mòr-bhaile Dhùn Èideann in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland.
Primarily comprised of the city itself, there are also a number of villages within the authority area too.
One of their recent initiatives was to try and introduce road tolls for those entering the city, as well as tolls for those entering the city centre from within the city as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_of_Edinburgh   (176 words)

In the middle of the fifteenth century Edinburgh became the real capital of Scotland, that is, the seat of the Parliament and the Government, as well as the residence of the kings, and the scene of many of the most important provincial councils which regulated the affairs of the Scottish Church.
James II was the first king crowned at Edinburgh instead of in the Abbey of Scone, and he and his successors conferred many privileges on the capital, and did all in their power to develop it and increase its prosperity.
Edinburgh is the seat of the supreme court of Scottish law, which in its external forms as well as in many essential points differs greatly from the law of England.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05284a.htm   (1765 words)

 City of Edinburgh Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
City of Edinburgh Council is seeking funding for a £110m project to improve sporting facilities, including the £24m revamp of the Royal Commonwealth Pool and the construction of a £37m athletics and rugby stadium at Sighthill.
City of Edinburgh Council is to consider plans for the development of a £200m biomedical research park next to the new Royal Infirmary, and construction is expected to start next year.
City of Edinburgh Council is to consider plans from Waterfront Edinburgh for a £1bn urban redevelopment programme, which would include a new national museum for Scotland as well as housing, schools and commercial space.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /cil51526.htm   (583 words)

 The City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh is consistently ranked as one of the very top cities in the United Kingdom for 'quality of life'.
Known as the 'Festival City' Edinburgh is home to no less than eight major international festivals and in the summer months you'd be hard pressed to find anywhere more colourful and vibrant.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh was founded in the 17th century on an area the size of a tennis court.
www.ems.ed.ac.uk /city/overview.html   (729 words)

 Edinburgh City Football Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
City were ahead twice in the first half hour, but on each occassion were pegged back within two minutes.
City pushed for an equaliser in the second half and it came with almost the last kick of the ball, when Tadj Moriarty fired home a 20-yard free kick.
City could and should have extended their lead, but with the first half drawing to a close Livingston carved out a deserved equaliser.
www.edinburghcityfc.com   (814 words)

 Scotsman.com News - Big city survey: Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh has long been the bridesmaid to Glasgow’s bride, but the capital’s retail sector is...
Edinburgh’s arts establishment cannot afford to rest on their laurels if they want the city to...
Edinburgh’s connection with rugby is a long and honourable one, albeit with class connotations...
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=439   (367 words)

 City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh, the inspiring capital of Scotland, is a historic, cosmopolitan and cultured city.
The setting is wonderfully striking; the city is perched on a series of extinct volcanoes and rocky crags which rise from the generally flat landscape of the Lothians, with the sheltered shoreline of the Firth of Forth to the north.
Edinburgh Castle dominates the city-centre skyline and from its ramparts you can look down on medieval lanes and elegant, sweeping terraces that hold over a thousand years of history, mystery and tradition.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/cities/edinburghcity?view=links   (143 words)

 Edinburgh Tour   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh incidentally, is named after Edwin, a king of ancient Northumbria; it has been a Royal Burgh since at least the twelfth century, and has been recognised as the capital of Scotland since the fifteenth.
Edinburgh's face is her fortune, for it was this dramatic beauty which, in the first instance, made the Scottish capital's name familiar throughout the modern world.
The position of the city between the Pentland Hills to the south-west and the Firth of Forth to the north reflects the wide range of sport and other recreational pursuits which are available to visitor and citizen alike.
www.geo.ed.ac.uk /home/tour/edintour.html   (1519 words)

 Edinburgh City Hotels
Edinburgh is a major and historic city on the east coast of Scotland on the south shore of the Firth of Forth, and in the unitary local authority of City of Edinburgh.
Edinburgh is well known for the annual Edinburgh Festival, the largest performing arts festival in the world, and for the Hogmanay street party.
The city is one of the world's major tourist destinations, 13 million visitors a year roughly.
www.edinburghcityhotels.co.uk   (397 words)

 Edinburgh Tourist Information - Scotland, United Kingdom, Europe Provided By Columbus Travel Guides   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The ‘Festival City’ buzzes with life year round, whether it be the fireworks and stranger hugging frenzy of the world famous New Year ‘Hogmanay’ street party or the flurry of arts extravaganzas that burst through the cobbled streets of the old and new towns during the ‘Edinburgh Festival’ in August.
Edinburgh is one of the longest continuously inhabited places in northern Europe, and its current renaissance can be traced back as recently as 1999, when the Scottish parliament convened for the first time in 300 years in the city.
Also within the City of Edinburgh’s boundaries are the remarkable Forth rail and road bridges, which preside over South Queensferry, a small borough that offers a perfect escape from the increasing big city buzz of Scotland’s go-ahead capital.
www.cityguide.travel-guides.com /cities/edi/cityoverview.asp   (601 words)

 Edinburgh Hotels
About Edinburgh is now over 4 years Old and after having won last years Yahoo Travel Guide of the year award, the Edinburgh team is proud to present the latest edition of our Guide.
The city of Edinburgh is often voted by its residents as' the best place to live in Britain'.
Edinburgh castle, King Arthur's seat and a labyrinth of tunnels and dungeons provide similar excitement for history buffs whilst those simply looking for a place to shop in fine style will not be disappointed either.
www.scotland-edinburgh.co.uk   (316 words)

 City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh is situated on the Firth of Forth, on the East Coast of Scotland.
One of Edinburgh’s other names is ‘The Windy City’ which as you may guess, makes reference to the amount of wind Edinburgh experiences and which can make some days feel quite cold.
As a relatively small city (population - 500,000), it is easy to get around and you can walk or cycle most journeys from your Halls to the city centre.
www.scieng.ed.ac.uk /international/edcity.html   (713 words)

 City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh Castle perched high on its volcanic rock looks down on a city where medieval lanes and elegant, sweeping terraces hold over ten centuries of history, mystery and tradition.
Yet Edinburgh is also a modern, dynamic capital city where festivals attract the world's leading performers, galleries display cutting-edge art, and bars, restaurants and clubs create a lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere with a distinctly Scottish twist.
It is also a city of urban villages, each with their own unique flavour.
www.visitscotland.com /aboutscotland/explorebymap/edinburgh/edinburghcity   (119 words)

 City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The origin of the city's name is understood to come from the Brythonic Din Eidyn (Fort of Eidyn) from the time when it was a Gododdin hillfort, perhaps, as David Nash Ford suggests, when it was the home of the mid-6th century King Clinog Eitin whose epithet records the place name.
This layout, typical of the old quarters of many northern European cities, is made especially picturesque in Edinburgh, where the castle perches on top of a small mountain and the main street runs down the crest of a ridge from it.
The old city is also home to some of the earliest "high rise" residential buildings.
www.lovemytown.co.uk /CityProfiles/Edinburgh   (1115 words)

 landscape travel photos of edinburgh - scotland picture photo library commercial stock photo library pictures
Landscape pictures Edinburgh, Edinburgh castle, scott monument pictures and views of edinburgh princes street and gardens.
Pictures of the palace of holyroodhouse.Pictures robert burns monument, photos of the new dynamic earth centre, firth of forth, pictures of calton hill, edinburgh national gallery and arthurs seat.
The views around edinburgh are excellent edinburgh is known as one of the most dramatic cityscapes on Europe from Calton hill down the length of the most famous princes street to the sunset over edinburgh castle.
www.scotland-photo-library.co.uk /photonet/edinburgh/edinburgh.html   (152 words)

The city is famous in Scottish legend and literature as Dunedin or “Auld Reekie.” It is divided into two sections.
Edinburgh, University of - Edinburgh, University of, at Edinburgh, Scotland; founded 1583.
Edinburgh: History - History Edinburgh's history may be said to have begun when Malcolm III of Scotland erected a castle...
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0816766.html   (182 words)

 Notes on the Corporation of Surgeons and Barbers of the City of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The surgeons next strengthened their position by getting a new gift under the Great Seal, dated 28th February 1694, ratifying the rights of the surgeons but entirely ignoring the barbers, and, instead of conjoining with themselves their former associates, conjoining the apothecaries, thereby creating that mongrel body of "surgeon-apothecaries," as the barbers afterwards termed it.
This new gift, which gave the new Incorporation full power over all persons exercising surgery, pharmacy, or barbery within the bounds of the city of Edinburgh, was duly confirmed by Parliament on 17th July 1695.
This relationship was not confined to Edinburgh or even Scotland, but was common to the whole of Europe.
www.electricscotland.com /history/articles/surgeons.htm   (1794 words)

 Edinburgh City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh, named after an early King of Northumbria has been a Royal Burgh since before the 12th Century and has been the Capital of Scotland since the 15th Century.
Set in some of the most interesting geology in Britain, a granite crag surmounted by the fortress of Edinburgh Castle dominating the centre of the city and an ancient volcano called "Arthur's Seat" to the east of the city.
Much of the local geology is reflected in the amazing architecture of the city buildings, from the Palace of Holyroodhouse, the official Scottish residence of the Queen in Scotland to the City Arts Centre.
www.british-towns.net /scotland/edinburgh.asp   (645 words)

 Edinburgh - City Break Edinburgh
Edinburgh's population came to believe that the underground city, out of sight and out of mind since its abandonment in the mid-19th century, had never been there at all.
This work chronicles Edinburgh's secret city: its history and structure; its inhabitants and the lives they led; the story of its rediscovery; the amazing tales, both ancient and modern, that made it legendary; the areas where it existed; and where to find the parts that remain.
Each year the Edinburgh International Festival stages one of the greatest celebrations of the arts, attracting audiences from around the world to the city's thrilling atmosphere.
www.reiswijs.co.uk /destinations/europe/uk/scotland/edinburgh/edinburgh.html   (2569 words)

 Capinfo Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh shoppers to get longer parking and free weekend park and rides >>More
It’s easy to visit Edinburgh’s city centre this holiday season.
We are offering free park and ride at our new Hermiston and Ingliston sites until 31 December and longer parking at most city centre parking bays.
www.edinburgh.gov.uk   (185 words)

 Explore The University of Edinburgh - The City
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital city, is one of the greenest and architecturally most beautiful cities in Northern Europe.
Each year the city plays host to internationally renowned events such as the Edinburgh International Arts, Fringe, Film, TV and Science Festivals.
Let us take you on a guided tour of Edinburgh, and show you what an incredibly beautiful and lively city it is. You can view the tour either as a series of text web pages, or as a video.
www.ed.ac.uk /city   (173 words)

 City of Edinburgh Council - onecity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
City of Edinburgh Council already has effective procedures for rehousing offenders.
City Development will establish a formal network of key intermediaries which aim to tackle discrimination for example Skillnet, Intowork and Women Onto Work, linking the strategic aims of for employment access being implemented by the Capital City Partnership, and Skillnet with projects and access networks.
Project run in partnership between City of Edinburgh Council and Edinburgh Community Food Initiative, and project is being linked to breakfast clubs in some schools.
www.onecity.org.uk /ImplementationPlan   (7843 words)

 EDINBURGH   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh is a city whose history is written on its face.
The towering crags that surround the city dominate it today as they always have done.
Visit this marvellous city, Edinburgh, in August, and experience the delights of the Festival of Arts.
www.magicdragon.com /Wallace/Edin.html   (63 words)

 Scotland - City Of Edinburgh Council   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Most aspects of Edinburgh history are illuminated by these political, administrative, judicial, business,...
A quick guide to the historic city of Edinburgh, aimed at twentysomething visitors with limited time...
SPOKES has been campaigning for over 20 years for cycling as a means of transport in and around Edinburgh...
www.qwscotland.com /cityofedinburghcouncil   (475 words)

 Scotland - City Of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A guide to Edinburgh for both locals and tourists with links to pubs, cinema, restaurants and attractions.
Edinburgh Hostels - hostels and backpacker accommodation in...
City guide including photographs, maps, culture, travel, entertainment and accommodation information.
www.qwscotland.com /cityofedinburgh   (552 words)

 Edinburgh World Heritage City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, is included with the finest examples of the World’s cultural heritage, such as the Taj Mahal, Florence and Prague, on UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites - find out more »
On this web site, you can find out about the Edinburgh World Heritage Partnership Group or visit some of Edinburgh's many historic places of interest (and download maps and opening times).
The Edinburgh World Heritage Trust was created in 1999 to champion the preservation and enhancement of Edinburgh's World Heritage Site.
heritage.edinburgh.gov.uk   (139 words)

 Town of Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Edinburgh Parks and Recreation Department has hired a maintenance supervisor.
Ryan Piercefield of Edinburgh is not a new face in the community nor to the Parks Department.
The Town of Edinburgh is implementing a Storm Water Program as a requirement of the Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) Storm Water Phase II Program.
www.edinburgh.in.us   (177 words)

 City Breaks Edinburgh   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Allison House is a traditional 3 star family run Edinburgh hotel offering comfortable accommodation, near the city centre with off street parking, at very competitive prices.
Edinburgh is gearing up for a mass protest which should see thousands of people marching to Make Poverty History.
Security in Edinburgh has been stepped up as as part of the biggest police mobilisation in British history ahead of the G8 summit.
www.said.net /directory/City-Breaks-Edinburgh.html   (441 words)

 City Of Edinburgh on Almondnet
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 Lodging.com: Hotel Details
4 star deluxe design led hotel, centrally located in Edinburgh's historic Grassmarket, at the very hub of the Old Town, at the very heart of city centre shopping, bars and street cafes.
Located next to the Apex International Hotel, the Apex City hotel has superb city centre location, at the foot of Edinburgh Castle.
A short walk from the International Festival Hub, the Festival Fringe Office and the Edinburgh Tattoo Office.
www.lodging.com /App/ViewSpecificHotelLP?masterId=31400   (280 words)

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