Edinburgh is one of the 32 of Scotland's council areas and plays the role of its capital city with a population of 464 990 (2012) citizens, which makes it the second most populous city in Scotland and the seventh in the UK. Edinburgh is located on the Firth of Forth southern shore in Lothian. The supreme courts of Scotland, the Scottish Government, and the Scottish Parliament are located here; likewise, Edinburgh is the seat of the monarch in Scotland, whose official residence is Palace of Holyroodhouse.
The city is a vital center of education with strong positions in literature, medicine, Scots law, engineering, and sciences. Edinburgh takes the place of the second most significant center of finance in the UK (after London). The city due to its cultural and historical areas of interest become an attractive place for tourists, taking one of the top positions in the best UK tourist destination rating (second after London). Over one million non-UK visitors come to Edinburgh each year.
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Excluding London, Edinburgh is the largest economic center of the United Kingdom. It has a higher number of professionals than any other city in the United Kingdom with a percentage of 43% of the population having an academic level academic degree or high professional qualification. Centre for International Competitiveness named Edinburgh “the large city with the highest competitive potential”. The city has the highest (likewise excluding London) GVA/E in the United Kingdom, which was £57,594 in 2010. The strongest spheres of Edinburgh economy are scientific research, higher education, financial services, and tourism. According to the data collected in March 2010, the city has a low level of unemployment (3,6%), lower than the Scottish average (4,5%). People’s work efficiency is closely related to the workspace. Find top offers for premises in modern business centers on our website.
Although the New Town and the city center are the places, where most companies specialized in finance, banking, and legal professions, hold their offices, changing needs may urge some of them to relocate. That is why Exchange business district is now located to the west of the city center. Such prominent employers as the Clydesdale Bank, Standard Life, Baillie Gifford, and Scottish Widows rent business premises here. One of the most prominent business parks in the United Kingdom – Edinburgh Park – is also located on the western part of the city, not far from Edinburgh Airport.
City's infrastructure is distinguished by its convenience. Edinburgh has international links due to Edinburgh Airport, which takes the position of the sixth most practical airport in the United Kingdom. It saw more than 9 million visitors in 2012. If we are talking about rail connections, the major mainline station called Edinburgh Waverley railway station, serve over 22.5 million visitors in 2011-2012. Bus service and Edinburgh Trams also well developed and plays a vital role in the city's infrastructure. Edinburgh is convenient for different types of business trips and is open to new companies.
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