Kirkcaldy or Chair Chaladain is a town within the council area of Fife, lieutenancy area of Fife, Scotland, United Kingdom. It lies on the north-northeastern part of the city of Edinburgh in proximity with Dundee City. Based on several archaeological findings the town's earliest human history dates back the Bronze Age. A number of Bronze Age cist burials dating 500 BC and 2500 BC were discovered in within Kirkcaldy's territory. The town immensely grew through time. Kirkcaldy today is a booming area with an abundant economy, sought after cultural heritage and local arts.
Buckhaven, Burntisland, Cardenden, Dunfermline, Glenrothes and Kinghorn are the nearest places from the town apart from Edinburgh and Dundee. Edinburgh Airport, on the other hand, is the nearest international airport from Kirkcaldy. Visitors especially those with private vehicles may reach the area by land via the prime roads A91, A921, A92, A910 and B981.