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Philadelphia

county seat city in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; sixth largest city in the United States by population

Continent: North America - Region: Pennsylvania

Philadelphia 
county seat city in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania; sixth largest city in the United States by population
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Instance of city of Pennsylvania
LocationPhiladelphia County, Pennsylvania
Located in or next to body of water Delaware River
Head of government
  • James F. Kenney
Founded by
Inception
  • 1682
Population
  • 1,580,863 (2017)
Area
  • 369.609252 km²
Elevation above sea level
  • 12 ±1 m
Different from
official website
Authority control
Wikidata

39° 57′ 10.08″ N, 75° 09′ 48.96″ W

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English: Philadelphia is the largest city of Pennsylvania. William Penn, an English Quaker, founded the city in 1682 to serve as capital of the Province of Pennsylvania. The Founding Fathers of the United States met in Philadelphia to sign the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and the Constitution in 1787. Philadelphia also served as the U.S. capital from 1790–1800 while Washington, D.C. was under construction.
Español: Filadelfia es la ciudad mas grande del estado de Pensilvania.
Deutsch: Philadelphia ist die größte Stadt im US-Bundesstaat Pennsylvania.
Français : Philadelphie est la cité la plus grande de la Pennsylvanie, dans les États-Unis.
Italiano: Filadelfia è la città la più grande della Pennsylvania negli Stati Uniti.
日本語: フィラデルフィア市はペンシルバニア州で一番大きな都市である。
한국어: 필라델피아는 펜실베이니아 주에서 가장 큰 도시이다.
中文(繁體)‎: 費城賓夕法尼亞州的最大城市
中文(简体)‎: 费城宾夕法尼亚州的最大城市
Main category: Philadelphia

Contents

Aerial views and mapsEdit

Historic sitesEdit

Old CityEdit

Society HillEdit

Other Center City sitesEdit

MiscellaneousEdit

NRHP religious sitesEdit

Historic imagesEdit

MuseumsEdit

Outdoor artEdit

ParksEdit

Performing artsEdit

Naval ShipyardEdit

TransportEdit

SportsEdit

Main category: Sports in Philadelphia

SkylineEdit

Main category: Philadelphia skylines

SkyscrapersEdit

PanoramasEdit

 
From the northwest on Spring Garden Street Bridge, 2017
 
From the southwest on South Street Bridge, 2016
 
From the northwest on Lemon Hill in Fairmount Park, 2014
 
From the north on the rooftop of a condo building, 2014
 
From the northwest on the Schuylkill River, 2010
 
From the northeast, 2009
 
From the northwest on Spring Garden Street Bridge, 2009
 
From the east across the Delaware River in Camden, New Jersey, 2008
 
From the south at Citizens Bank Park, 2004
 
Early 20th century skyline, c.1913
 
From the west on Belmont Plateau at the Centennial Exposition, 1876