Musselburgh

town in East Lothian, Scotland, UK

Musselburgh (Scots: Musselburrae; Scottish Gaelic: Baile nam Feusgan) is the largest town in East Lothian, Scotland. It is on the coast of the Firth of Forth, 5 miles (8 km) east of Edinburgh city centre. About 21,100 people live there.

Musselburgh

Rennie Bridge over the River Esk
Musselburgh is located in East Lothian
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Musselburgh is located in Edinburgh
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Musselburgh is located in Scotland
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Population21,100 (mid-2016 est.)[1]
• Edinburgh5 mi (8 km)
• London329 mi (529 km)
Civil parish
  • Inveresk
Council area
Lieutenancy area
CountryScotland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townMUSSELBURGH
Postcode districtEH21
Dialling code0131
PoliceScottish
FireScottish
AmbulanceScottish
UK Parliament
Scottish Parliament
List of places
UK
Scotland
55°56′31″N 3°03′14″W / 55.942°N 3.054°W / 55.942; -3.054

The Battle of Pinkie was fought between Scotland and England in 1547.

References

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  1. "Mid-2020 Population Estimates for Settlements and Localities in Scotland". National Records of Scotland. 31 March 2022. Retrieved 31 March 2022.