Map of Falkirk
This map of Falkirk clearly presents this province of Scotland and its surroundings so that the traveller can easily organize his trip or locate his travel interest. This map of Falkirk can help you plan your trip, choose the location where to make hotel reservations and find the most convenient way to travel around the province (car hire, personal car, train or bus). The high level of quality of this map of Falkirk makes it an excellent site locator.
This is a map of the town of Falkirk, which aims to provide you a general understanding of any roads, motorways, streets or provincial and regional divides.
Falkirk is a town within the county of Stirlingshire, which sits in the Lowlands of Scotland. Falkirk lies just about midway between Scotland’s two most largest cities: Edinburgh and Glasgow. The area Falkirk lies on itself is known as the Forth Valley.
Falkirk is a Civil Parish in Stirlingshire. There are still 871 civil parishes in Scotland, although there are now mainly used for statistical purposes. Seeing as the areas they lie in have remained moderately unchanged, it allows for accurate population comparisons between modern times and historic times.
The 2001 Census recorded that Falkirk had a population of 32,422. After the 2008 estimate, it was known that its population had risen to 34,570, thus placing it in the spot off the 20th most populous settlement in Scotland. Falkirk’s total area spans 4.4 square miles (11 km squared).
The town is Falkirk council area’s administrative centre and main town, overall the area has a population of just under 150,000.
Falkirk is known to have a long association with publishing industries. In 1846, Johnston press was established within the town. The largest selling weekly newspaper in Scotland is the Falkirk Herald, the company that owns them is the UK’s second largest regional publisher.
Falkirk has numerous attractions which include: the Calendar House and Park, Remains of the Antonine Wall and the Falkirk Wheel. The Falkirk Helix is a recreational area and is soon to be the feature of the town. Its main attraction will be a boat life and the extension into Clyde Canal and the Forth.