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Edinburgh (pr: eh-din-BUH-rah) is a major and historic city in Scotland and has been the capital since 1492. Edinburgh is located on Scotland's east coast, along the North Sea and on the south side of the Firth of Forth. It is the site of Scotland's devolved parliament, which was re-established in 1999.

Edinburgh is well known for its summer festivals. There is an official festival (the "Edinburgh Festival"), however this is less renowned than the larger but unofficial "Edinburgh Festival Fringe" which has grown around it.

One of Edinburgh's most notable features is Edinburgh Castle which overlooks the city's Princes Street, and is at the top of the Royal Mile leading to Holyrood Palace.