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UK Town and City Trivia - Edinburgh

Can you guess these facts about the UK city of Edinburgh?
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This quiz is part of the UK Town and City trivia series
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Quiz by Berney
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Last updated: February 29, 2024
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First submittedFebruary 29, 2024
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Estuary which forms the northern boundary of the city of Edinburgh
Firth of Forth
Edinburgh nickname, due to the smoke that used to rise from coal fires in Old Town
Auld Reekie
Ancient volcano whose rocky peak overlooks the city of Edinburgh
Arthur's Seat
Royal yacht permanently moored at Ocean Drive Ocean Terminal in Leith
Britannia
Edinburgh born actor, well-known for playing James Bond
Sean Connery
Well-known statue of a dog that stands outside Greyfriars Kirkyard
Greyfriars Bobby
Edinburgh's principal railway station
Waverley
Popular tourist attraction in Edinburgh’s Old Town
Camera Obscura
Official residence of the Monarch in Scotland
Holyroodhouse
Route that runs between the above residence and Edinburgh Castle
Royal Mile
One half of the 'Two Ronnies' comedy duo, who was born in Edinburgh
Ronnie Corbett
Coffee shop in which J.K. Rowling wrote much of her first two books, making it arguably the “birthplace” of the Harry Potter novels
The Elephant House
Cloned sheep created in 1996 at the Roslin Institute in the University of Edinburgh
Dolly
Edinburgh's annual festival of performing arts, the biggest such in the world
Fringe Festival
Creator of Sherlock Holmes, who was born in the city in 1859
Arthur Conan Doyle
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