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Ratho, City of Edinburgh

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Ratho, City of Edinburgh

Ratho is a village and civil parish in the west of Edinburgh, the capital city of Scotland. It was formerly in the old county of Midlothian. Newbridge and Kirkliston are other villages in the area. The Union Canal passes through Ratho. Edinburgh Airport is situated only 4 miles (7 km) away.
Administrative CountyCity of Edinburgh
Traditional CountyMidlothian
OS GridNT1370
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Region
CountryScotland
Police AuthorityLothian and Borders
 

Ratho, City of Edinburgh in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Ratho, par., vil., and ry. junction, Edinburghshire - par., 6147 ac., pop. 1815; vil., 1½ m. S. of sta., which is 8½ m. W. of Edinburgh, pop. 713; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Ratho Station; near vil. is Ratho Park, seat.

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