town and former Royal Burgh in Fife, Scotland

Dunfermline (Scottish Gaelic: Dùn Phàrlain) is a town in Fife, Scotland. It sits on high ground three miles from the northern shore of the Firth of Forth, northwest of Edinburgh, and was an ancient capital of Scotland.[1][2] It is home to Dunfermline Athletic F.C. who play at East End Park.

Twin townsEdit


  1. Dunfermline.info Archived 2008-05-13 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved 7th September 2008
  2. McEwan Bert Dunfermline The Post War Years 2004, p.9.