Philadelphia

Long hidden in the shadows of New York City and, to a lesser extent, Washington D.C, Philadelphia is one of America's most overlooked cities. It's in southeastern , in the mid-Atlantic region, and is the sixth most-populous city in the United States.
Photo: TheTelesphorus, CC BY-SA 4.0. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Popular Destinations

West Philly is a mostly residential section of Philadelphia west of the Schuylkill River, which represented the western boundary of William Penn's original plan for the colonial city. Photo: Kevin83002, Public domain.

Philadelphia's is home to many historical sites, galleries, restaurants, and bars. Photo: Beyond My Ken, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Philadelphia's is the downtown area west of City Hall. Photo: Lucius Kwok, CC BY-SA 2.0.

, ☏ +1-800-PHL-GATE is the main airport serving Philadelphia, and the surrounding . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
is the building where both the United States Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were debated and adopted. Photo: Mys 721tx, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Museum
The is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Museum
The is an art collection and educational institution promoting the appreciation of art and horticulture.

Museum
The is an art museum located in Philadelphia, that contains one of the largest collections of sculptor Auguste Rodin's works outside . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

Destinations

Philadelphia's Northwest district is a huge area north of Lehigh Ave and west of Front St. Photo: ChristineFisher, CC BY 2.0.

City Center East is the most dense section of Philadelphia, home to City Hall, the Convention Center, Chinatown, Washington Square West, and Gayborhood. Photo: Eugene Kim, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a large area north of Philadelphia's Center City that includes many neighborhoods such as Northern Liberties, Kensington, Fishtown, Fairmount, the Spring Gardens, Templetown, Nicetown, and Tioga. Photo: Seeminglee, CC BY-SA 3.0.

South Philly is a district of Philadelphia. Famous for its Italian heritage and for being featured in the 1970s movie Rocky, South Philly is home to FDR Park and most of Philadelphia's major professional sports teams. Photo: Massimo Catarinella, CC BY 3.0.

is a more residential area of the city, although it is home to burgeoning Russian, Brazilian, and Indian communities and restaurants. Photo: Paul Sableman, CC BY 2.0.

Localities in the Area

is a city in , , across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. Photo: Phillies1fan777, Public domain.

Neighborhood
is a neighborhood in Philadelphia, , . Photo: Malepheasant, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Neighborhood
is a neighborhood in . Its boundaries are difficult to ascertain; the City of Philadelphia states it is along Street, west of Pennsport, and east of Point Breeze.

Philadelphia

Latitude
39.9527° or 39° 57' 9.8" north
Longitude
-75.1635° or 75° 9' 48.7" west
Population
1,560,000
Abbreviation
Phila
IATA airport code
PHL
United Nations Location Code
US PHL
Elevation
39 feet (12 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5518033962
Geo­Names ID
4560349
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  • Pennsylvania German: Filadelfi, Pennsilfaani
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  • Tatar: Filadelfiä
  • Tatar: Филаделфия
  • Telugu: ఫిలడెల్ఫియా,పెన్సిల్వేనియా
  • Telugu: ఫిలడెల్ఫియా
  • Thai: ฟิลาเดลเฟีย
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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  • Ukrainian: Філадельфія
  • Urdu: فلاڈلفیا
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  • Wolof: Filaadelfiya
  • Wu Chinese: 费城
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