Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is a state in the eastern United States. It is known for its Revolutionary War-era historical sites like Valley Forge, its large cities like and , its farming regions, some occupied by the Amish, and a -strong industrial history.

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Long hidden in the shadows of New York City and, to a lesser extent, Washington D.C, is one of America's most overlooked cities. Photo: Dave Z, CC BY 2.0.

The pleasure of remains a well-kept secret. Photo: Robpinion, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the center of the of Pennsylvania. Photo: Albright.kevin.s, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, colloquially referred to as Delco, is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania that borders . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The is in eastern Pennsylvania. Photo: Emy111, Public domain.

The is the most southwestern part of Pennsylvania. Photo: Always Shooting, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in Pennsylvania also referred to as South Central Pennsylvania. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The Poconos is a mountain area in northeastern Pennsylvania. Photo: Anthony Quintano, CC BY 2.0.

The Susquehanna Valley of Pennsylvania lies in the south-central portion of the state and is near to the Pennsylvania state capital, Harrisburg. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a region in northern Pennsylvania. Photo: Nicholas A. Tonelli, CC BY 3.0.

Pennsylvania's is aptly named; Erie is its largest city and Lake Erie is the huge inland sea on its doorstep. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Pennsylvania

Latitude of center
40.97° or 40° 58' 12" north
Longitude of center
-77.7279° or 77° 43' 40.4" west
Population
12,800,000
Abbreviation
PA
Elevation
1273 feet (388 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 316987717
Geo­Names ID
6254927
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Pennsylvania
  • Afrikaans: Pennsilvanië
  • Albanian: Pennsylvania
  • Albanian: Pensilvania
  • Amharic: ፔንስልቬኒያ
  • Arabic: Pennsylvania
  • Arabic: بنسلفانيا
  • Arabic: بنسلفينيا
  • Arabic: بنسيلفانيا
  • Arabic: بنسيلفينيا
  • Arabic: بينسلفانيا
  • Arabic: بينسلفينيا
  • Arabic: بينسيلفينيا
  • Arabic: ولاية بنسلفانيا
  • Arabic: ولاية بنسيلفانيا
  • Arabic: پنسيلڤانيا
  • Aragonese: Pennsilvania
  • Armenian: Փենսիլվանիա
  • Asturian: Pennsylvania
  • Aymara: Pennsylvania suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Pensilvaniya
  • Bashkir: Пенсильвания
  • Basque: Pennsylvania
  • Bavarian: Pennsylvania
  • Belarusian: Пенсільванія
  • Belarusian: Пэнсыльванія
  • Belarusian: Садружнасць Пенсільванія
  • Bengali: পেনসিলভেনিয়া
  • Bengali: পেন্সিল্‌ভেনিয়া
  • Bhojpuri: पेंसिल्वेनिया
  • Bishnupriya: পেনসিলভানিয়া
  • Bislama: Pennsylvania
  • Bosnian: Pennsylvania
  • Brahui: Pensalveníá
  • Breton: Pennsylvania
  • Bulgarian: Пенсилвания
  • Burmese: ပင်ဆယ်ဗေးနီးယားပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Pennsilvània
  • Cebuano: Pennsylvania
  • Central Bikol: Pennsylvania
  • Central Kurdish: پێنسیلوانیا
  • Central Kurdish: پێنسیلڤانیا
  • Central Kurdish: پەنسلڤانیا
  • Chavacano: Pennsylvania
  • Chechen: Пенсильвани
  • Cherokee: ᎤᎩᏓᎵᏱ
  • Chinese: Pennsylvania
  • Chinese: 宾夕法尼亚 / 賓夕法尼亞州
  • Chinese: 宾夕法尼亚
  • Chinese: 宾夕法尼亚州
  • Chinese: 賓夕凡尼亞州
  • Chinese: 賓夕法尼亞州
  • Chuvash: Пенсильвани
  • Cornish: Pennsylvani
  • Corsican: Pennsylvania
  • Crimean Tatar: Pensilvaniya
  • Croatian: Pennsylvania
  • Czech: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Czech: Pennsylvania
  • Czech: Pensylvánie
  • Danish: Pennsylvania
  • Danish: Pennsylvanien
  • Dimli (individual language): Pennsylvania
  • Dutch: Pennsylvania
  • Eastern Mari: Пенсильваний
  • Egyptian Arabic: بنسيلفانيا
  • English: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • English: Keystone State
  • English: PA
  • English: Pa.
  • English: Penna.
  • English: Penna
  • English: Pennsylvania, United States
  • English: State of Pennsylvania
  • Esperanto: Komunumo Pensilvanio
  • Esperanto: PA
  • Esperanto: Pensilvanio
  • Estonian: Pennsylvania
  • Faroese: Pennsylvania
  • Fiji Hindi: Pennsylvania
  • Finnish: Pennsylvania
  • French: Pennsylvanie
  • Gagauz: Pensilvaniya
  • Gagauz: Pensilvanya
  • Galician: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Galician: Pennsylvania
  • Galician: Pensilvania
  • Georgian: პენსილვანია
  • German: PA
  • German: Pennsylvania
  • German: Pennsylvanien
  • German: US-PA
  • Gothic: 𐍀𐌰𐌹𐌽𐍃𐌹𐌻𐌱𐌴𐌽𐌾𐌰
  • Greek: Πενσιλβάνια
  • Greek: Πενσυλβάνια
  • Guarani: Pensilvania
  • Gujarati: પેન્સિલ્વેનિયા
  • Haitian: Pènsilvani
  • Hakka Chinese: Pennsylvania
  • Hakka Chinese: Pîn-sé-fap-nì-â
  • Hausa: Penekelewinia
  • Hausa: Pennsylvania
  • Hawaiian: Penekelewinia
  • Hebrew: פנסילבניה
  • Hindi: पेनसिल्वेनिया
  • Hindi: पेन्नसिल्वेन्या
  • Hindi: पेन्सिलवेनिया
  • Hungarian: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Hungarian: Pennsylvania
  • Icelandic: Pennsylvanía
  • Ido: Pensilvania
  • Igbo: Pensílvéníyạ
  • Iloko: Pennsylvania
  • Inari Sami: Pennsylvania
  • Indonesian: Pennsylvania
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Pennsylvania
  • Interlingue: Pensilvania
  • Inupiaq: Pennsylvania
  • Irish: Pennsylvania
  • Italian: Pennsylvania
  • Japanese: ペンシルベニア州
  • Javanese: Pennsylvania
  • Kabiyè: Pɛnsilvaanii
  • Kabyle: Pennsylvania
  • Kalmyk: Пенсилвайни
  • Kalmyk: Пенсильвания
  • Kannada: ಪೆನ್ಸಿಲ್ವೇನಿಯಾ
  • Kazakh: Пенсильвания
  • Khmer: ផេនស៊ីលវ៉ានៀ
  • Kirghiz: Пенсильвания
  • Korean: 펜실베이니아
  • Korean: 펜실베이니아 주
  • Korean: 펜실베이니아주
  • Kurdish: Pennsylvania
  • Kurdish: Pensîlvanya
  • Ladino: Pennsilvania
  • Lao: Pennsylvania
  • Latin: Pennsilvania
  • Latvian: Pensilvānija
  • Ligurian: Pennsylvannia
  • Limburgan: Pennsylvania
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Pennsylvania
  • Literary Chinese: 賓夕法尼亞州
  • Lithuanian: Pensilvanija
  • Lombard: Pennsylvania
  • Low German: Pennsylvania
  • Low German: Pennsylvanie
  • Luxembourgish: Pennsylvania
  • Macedonian: Пенсилванија
  • Maithili: पेन्सिलभेनिया
  • Malagasy: Pennsylvania
  • Malay: Pennsylvania
  • Malayalam: പെൻ‌സിൽ‌വാനിയ
  • Manx: Pennsylvania
  • Maori: Pennsylvania
  • Marathi: पेनसिल्व्हेनिया
  • Mazanderani: پنسیلوانیا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Pennsylvania
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pennsylvania
  • Mingrelian: პენსილვანია
  • Mongolian: Пеннсилвани
  • Nauru: Pennsylvania
  • Navajo: Beeʼeldíílsání Hahoodzo
  • Navajo: Pénsówéíniyah Hahoodzo
  • Nepali: पेन्सिलभेनिया
  • Nepali: पेन्सिल्भेनिया
  • Newari: पेन्सिल्भेनिया
  • Northern Frisian: Pennsylvania
  • Northern Luri: پئنسیلڤانیا
  • Northern Luri: پنسیلوانیا
  • Northern Sami: Pennsylvania
  • Norwegian: Pennsylvania
  • Norwegian Bokmål: PA
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Penn.
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Pennsylvania
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Pennsylvania
  • Occitan (post 1500): Pennsilvània
  • Occitan (post 1500): Pensilvània
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܦܢܣܝܠܒܐܢܝܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Pennsylvānia
  • Ossetian: Пенсильвани
  • Pali: पेन्सिल्भेनिया
  • Pampanga: Pennsylvania
  • Panjabi: ਪੈੱਨਸਿਲਵੇਨੀਆ
  • Papiamento: Pennsylvania
  • Pennsylvania German: Pennsilfaani
  • Persian: پنسیلوانیا
  • Piemontese: Pennsylvania
  • Polish: Pensylwania
  • Portuguese: Pensilvânia
  • Pushto: پنسلوانیا
  • Quechua: Pennsylvania suyu
  • Romanian: Pennsylvania
  • Romansh: Pennsylvania
  • Russia Buriat: Пенсильвани
  • Russian: Пенсильвания
  • Rusyn: Пенсилвания
  • Samoan: Penisilevania
  • Samogitian: Pensėlvanėjė
  • Sanskrit: पेन्‍सिल्‍वेनिया
  • Santali: ᱯᱮᱱᱥᱤᱞᱵᱷᱟᱱᱤᱭᱟ
  • Sardinian: Pennsylvania
  • Saterfriesisch: Pennsylvania
  • Saterfriesisch: Pennsylvanien
  • Saterfriesisch: Pensilvanien
  • Scots: Pennsylvania
  • Scots: Pennsylvanie
  • Scottish Gaelic: Pennsylvania
  • Serbian: Пенсилванија
  • Serbo-Croatian: Pennsylvania
  • Sicilian: Pennsylvania
  • Silesian: Pynsylwańijo
  • Sinhala: පෙන්සේල්වේනියා
  • Slovak: Pensylvánia
  • Slovenian: Pensilvanija
  • South Azerbaijani: پنسیلوانیا ایالتی
  • Spanish: Pensilvania
  • Swahili: Pennsylvania
  • Swedish: Pennsylvania
  • Swedish: Pennsylvanien
  • Swiss German: Pennsylvania
  • Tagalog: Pennsylvania
  • Tajik: Пенсилвания
  • Tamil: பென்சில்வேனியா
  • Tatar: Пенсилвания
  • Tatar: Пенсильвания
  • Telugu: పెన్సిల్వేనియా
  • Thai: รัฐเพนซิลเวเนีย
  • Tibetan: ཕེན་སུལ་ཝེ་ནའི་ཡ།
  • Tok Pisin: Pensilvania
  • Tosk Albanian: Pennsylvania
  • Turkish: Pensilvanya
  • Uighur: Pénsilwaniye Shitati
  • Ukrainian: Пенсильванія
  • Upper Sorbian: Pennsylvania
  • Urdu: پنسلوانیا
  • Uzbek: Pennsilvaniya
  • Venetian: Pennsylvania
  • Vietnamese: Pennsylvania
  • Volapük: Pennsylvania
  • Volapük: Pensülvän
  • Waray (Philippines): Pennsylvania
  • Welsh: Pennsylvania
  • Western Armenian: Փենսիլվանիա
  • Western Frisian: Pennsylvania
  • Western Mari: Пенсильвани
  • Western Panjabi: پنسلوانیا
  • Wu Chinese: 宾夕法尼亚
  • Yakut: Пеннсүлваниа
  • Yiddish: פענסילוועניע
  • Yoruba: Pennsylvania
  • Yue Chinese: 賓夕凡尼亞州
  • Zeeuws: Pennsylvania
  • Zulu: Pennsylvania

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