Edinburgh is the capital of Scotland in the United Kingdom. Edinburgh was established in 1125 and granted city status in 1889. It’s the 7th biggest city in the United Kingdom and the 2nd biggest in Scotland (behind Glasglow). Today the city has an estimated population of 477,000. Culturally, Edinburgh is best known for the Edinburgh Festival, which is a series of separate events, which runs from the end of July until early September each year. This photo of the Edinburgh skyline has been selected as the Daily Cool Photo on Running Wolf’s Rant for the 4th of September 2010.