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Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,567,442 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2015 as its mentioned in Philadelphia city map. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley—a region located in the Northeastern United States at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers with 7.2 million people residing in the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.
The Philadelphia metropolitan division consists of five counties in Pennsylvania and has a population of 4,008,994 as you can see in Philadelphia city map. Popular nicknames for Philadelphia are Philly and The City of Brotherly Love, the latter of which comes from the literal meaning of the city name in Greek (Greek: Φιλαδέλφεια ([pʰilaˈdelpʰeːa], Modern Greek: [filaˈðelfia]) "brotherly love", compounded from philos (φίλος) "loving", and adelphos (ἀδελφός) "brother"). In 1682, William Penn founded the city to serve as a port and provincial capital. Philadelphia grew rapidly, and by the 1750s it was the largest city and busiest port in the original 13 American colonies.
The city of Philadelphia is known for its hoagies, scrapple, soft pretzels, water ice, Tastykake, and is home to the cheesesteak, developed by German and Italian immigrants as its shown in Philadelphia city map. Its high-end restaurants include Le Bec-Fin and Morimoto, run by chef Masaharu Morimoto, who rose to prominence on the Iron Chef television show. Italian specialties have been supplemented by many new Vietnamese and other Asian restaurants, both budget and high-end.
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Encompassing the city busiest and most densely packed cultural, historical and entertaining neighborhoods, Center City — bracketed east/west from the Delaware River to the Schuylkill River, and north/south from Spring Garden Street to South Street — features Philly premier downtown area as well as an ever-expanding skyline as its mentioned in Philadelphia downtown map. It is also home to the city most historic neighborhoods — including Old City and Society Hill — as well as many tourist attractions, on Independence Mall and elsewhere. As a primary destination for travelers, Center City boasts a majority of the biggest and toniest hotels in the region, and more restaurants, bars and cafes than any other part of the city. Sparkling nightlife and dining options under the Center City umbrella include Chinatown, Rittenhouse Square and Old City.
Philadelphia downtown, comprised of a number of different and vibrant neighborhoods, reflects different aspects of the city and the people who live there. Starting from the east, Old City is a nightlife stalwart, with bars, restaurants, cafes and galleries offering a fun contrast to the wealth of history (Independence Hall, Liberty Bell) in the area as you can see in Philadelphia downtown map. South of Old City sits the Society Hill. Whereas the Hill remains largely residential (and is home to many of the still-standing colonial-era houses in Philly), South Street remains a busy thoroughfare for the adolescent-to-teen crowd, cramming dozens of eateries, galleries, sneaker stores, risque lingerie emporiums and the like on to a single street. Midtown Village lies, as you might expect, midway between the historic monuments of Independence Mall and the upscale cosmopolitan scene of Rittenhouse Square, and is the center of the city thriving LGBT community.
Being the locus of traffic and commerce in the area, Philadelphia downtown is easily the most accessible part of Philadelphia. Travel from New York, New Jersey or other nearby areas either via bus, train or car over the Ben Franklin Bridge; from the rest of the country via the Philadelphia National Airport, or on the Market Street or Broad Street lines of the SEPTA system. While the Philadelphia Museum of Art and the Barnes Foundation — two of Philly best-known art museums — sit just slightly north of Center City proper, there are several important art, history and science museums within Center City borders as its shown in Philadelphia downtown map. Independence National Historical Park, which welcomes more than four million visitors each year, features more than two dozen places of historic significance, including the aforementioned Liberty Bell and Independence Hall.
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Philadelphia (play /ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Philadelphia County, with which it is coterminous. The city is located in the Northeastern United States along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers as you can see in Philadelphia Pennsylvania - USA map. It is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, with a population of 1,526,006 as of the 2010 U.S. Census. Philadelphia is also the commercial, cultural, and educational center of the Delaware Valley, home to 6 million people and the country fifth-largest metropolitan area.
Philadelphia is home to the USA first zoo and hospital, as well as Fairmount Park, one of America oldest and largest urban parks as its mentioned in Philadelphia Pennsylvania - USA map. Fairmount Park is the municipal park system of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It consists of 63 parks, with 9,200 acres (3,700 ha), all overseen by the Philadelphia Department of Parks and Recreation, successor to the Fairmount Park Commission in 2010. Pennsylvania Hospital was founded in 1751 by Dr. Thomas Bond and Benjamin Franklin "to care for the sick-poor and insane who were wandering the streets of Philadelphia."
The city major art museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, is one of the largest art museums in the USA. Its long flight of steps to the main entrance became famous after the film Rocky (1976). The Avenue of the Arts in Center City contains many restaurants and theaters, such as the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, which is home to the Philadelphia Orchestra, generally considered one of the top five orchestras in the USA, and the Academy of Music, the nation oldest continually operating opera house, home to the Opera Company of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Ballet as its shown in Philadelphia Pennsylvania - USA map. In 1872, the Fairmount Park Art Association was created, the first private association in the USA dedicated to integrating public art and urban planning.
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With a gross domestic product of $388 billion, Philadelphia ranks ninth among world cities and fourth in the nation. It is the 8th largest regional economy in the world. Philadelphia is the center of economic activity in Pennsylvania and is home to seven Fortune 1000 companies as its mentioned in Philadelphia on world map. The Philadelphia skyline is growing, with a market of almost 81,900 commercial properties in 2016 including several nationally prominent skyscrapers. The city is known for its arts, culture, and history, attracting over 39 million domestic tourists in 2013. Philadelphia has more outdoor sculptures and murals than any other American city.
Philadelphia is home to the world-renowned Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale, which has performed its music all over the world as its mentioned in Philadelphia on world map. Established in the 1960s, the Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated Philadelphia Boys Choir & Chorale has toured the world, recorded with internationally renowned orchestras and soloists such as Luciano Pavarotti, appeared on national and international television, and received praise from critics and audiences worldwide.
During the 20th century, the city was a focal point of retail innovation. Suburban Square in Ardmore, Montgomery County, is sometimes considered the first modern shopping center in the world. Built in stages from 1927 to 1931, it was one of the first institutions to define the Pennsylvania Main Line in the 1920s. Several blocks to the east are the Walnut Street Theatre, America oldest theatre and the largest subscription theater in the world, as well as the Lantern Theatre at St. Stephens Church, one of a number of smaller venues as you can see in Philadelphia on world map.