Edinburgh. Facts and Figures There are 448,624 people living in Edinburgh. It is the Capital of Scotland. The people from Edinburgh are called Edinburgers.
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Interesting places to visit. Edinburgh Castle The Royal Mile Dean Gallery Royal Scottish Academy Gallery of Modern Art The Royal Mile
Sports Edinburgh has 2 professional football clubs, their names are Hearts and Hibs. The two football stadiums in Edinburgh are Tynecastle Stadium and Easter Road Stadium. The Scottish Rugby team plays at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh. Other Sports played in Edinburgh include: American Football, Cricket, Ice Hockey, and athletics.
Weather The temperature in Edinburgh is between 0 and 18 degrees. It sometimes rains but not as much as in Glasgow. It can be windy.
Festivals In August every year there are festivals in Edinburgh. The most famous festival is the Fringe Festival Performers come from all over the world. Hundreds of thousands of people come to see these festivals. There is hundreds of performances, events and exhibitions during this time.
Education The main university in Edinburgh is the University of Edinburgh. It first opened in 1583 and is the 4th oldest university in Scotland. The other 2 universities in Edinburgh are Heriot Watt and Napier University. There are many famous schools in Edinburgh including Fettes and George Watsons.
Famous Edinburgers Alexander Graham Bell – the inventor of the Telephone J.K. Rowling – Author of Harry Potter Gordon Strachan – Manager of Celtic Football Team