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Part of Sebastian Munster map, 1550
Part of Sebastian Munster map, 1550

Facts in brief:

Located on S shore of Firth of Forth; inhabited by Romans in 2nd cen. & Lothians in 6th cen.; divided into 12th-cen. Old Town & 18th-cen. New Town; became major textile & industrial center in 18th cen.; noted for Georgian architecture.

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