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As you tour the city, you’ll see the signs. On the outskirts, our thriving industries. In the centre, our bustling ﬁnancial sector—the second largest in Europe And in every corner of the city, departments of our universities.
Our medical School is still preveminent in
‘ research and teaching. Our universities daily
break new ground in biotechnology, bionics, electronics, applied engineering and computing— making a massive and critical contribution to the success of Scotland’s Silicon Glen.
And in tandem with these achievements the commercial life of the city carries on with its
s you wander through Scotland’s Capital City, you’ll see much of the past. Edinburgh Castle, where Mary (lueen of Scots gave birth toflames, the future King of both Scotland and Eng and St. Giles, whereJohn
Knox preached the spirit ofthe Reformation.
Parliament House, where the City’s Provost and Magistrates = ‘ on the 24th of August 1822 witnessed George IV wearing a " kiIt—the ﬁrst British Monarch to do so.
There are other examples too. Such as the famous ‘Georgian House’ at Charlotte Square—the ﬁnest frontage in Europe—designed by Robert Adam; or the house in Heriot Row of Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of ‘Treasure Island’ and ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’; and the house where the great meeting of minds between Walter Scott and Rabbie Burns took place.
But Edinburgh doesn’t just have a colourful past.
We have a prosperous present -- and an exciting future.
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characteristic, historic vigour; building businesses in connmmications, computer software electronics, brewing, banking, surgical supplies and many other diverse fields.
Each year we host the single most important cultural event in the world, the Edinburgh International Festival.
In fact, Edinburgh is still a place where science and art, commerce and culture stand shoulder to shoulder.
If you think Edinburgh might be able to help your company rise above the ordinary contact Ivan Broussine
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artment of Economic Development and Estates, City of Edinburgh. District Council, 375 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 IQE. Telephone 031—225 2424.
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