• Edinburgh Festivals attract over 3,000 events, 25,000 performers, 4.5 million attendances from 70 countries worldwide. Only the Olympics and the World Cup exceed the number of tickets sold for Edinburgh’s festival events
  • The city is a major tourism centre and welcomes over 4 million visitors annually, contributing £1.2 billion to the local economy.
  • Edinburgh has more restaurants per head of population than any other UK city outside of London
  • Google eTown Awards recently recognised Edinburgh as the second most tech-savvy town in the UK
  • Edinburgh has 112 parks in the city, as well as more trees per head of population than any other city in the UK


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