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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.

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's is home to many historical sites, galleries, restaurants, and bars.

's is the downtown area west of City Hall.

's Northwest district is a huge area north of Lehigh Ave and west of Front St.

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.


is a large area north of 's Center City that includes many neighborhoods such as Northern Liberties, Kensington, Fishtown, Fairmount, the Spring Gardens, Templetown, Nicetown, and Tioga.

City Center East is the most dense section of , home to City Hall, the Convention Center, Chinatown, Washington Square West, and Gayborhood.

South Philly is a district of . Famous for its Italian heritage and for being featured…

is a more residential area of the city, although it is home to burgeoning Russian, Brazilian, and Indian communities and restaurants.


Other Names for Philadelphia

  • Albanian: Filadelfia
  • Amharic: ፊላዴልፊያ
  • Arabic: فيلادلفيا
  • Aragonese: Filadelfia
  • Armenian: Ֆիլադելֆիա
  • Asturian: Filadelfia
  • Azerbaijani: Filadelfiya
  • Bashkir: Филадельфия
  • Basque: Filadelfia
  • Belarusian: Філадэльфія
  • Bengali: ফিলাডেলফিয়া
  • Bishnupriya: ফিলাডেলফিয়া
  • Bulgarian: Филаделфия
  • Burmese: ဖီလာဒဲလ်ဖီးယားမြို့
  • Catalan: Filadèlfia
  • Central Khmer: ភីឡាដេលផ្យា
  • Chechen: Филадельфи
  • Chinese: 費城
  • Czech: Filadelfie
  • Eastern Mari: Филадельфий
  • English: Philly
  • Esperanto: Filadelfio
  • French: Philadelphie
  • Galician: Filadelfia
  • Gan Chinese: 費城
  • Georgian: ფილადელფია
  • German: Philadelphia
  • Greek: Φιλαδέλφεια
  • Gujarati: ફિલાડેલ્ફિયા
  • Hakka Chinese: Fi-sàng
  • Hebrew: פילדלפיה
  • Hindi: फिलाडेल्फिया
  • Italian: Filadelfia
  • Japanese: フィラデルフィア
  • Kannada: ಫಿಲಡೆಲ್ಫಿಯಾ
  • Kazakh: Филадельфия
  • Kirghiz: Филадельфия
  • Korean: 필라델피아
  • Latvian: Filadelfija
  • Lithuanian: Filadelfija
  • Macedonian: Филаделфија
  • Malayalam: ഫിലഡെൽഫിയ
  • Marathi: फिलाडेल्फिया
  • Mazanderani: فیلادلفیا
  • Mingrelian: ფილადელფია
  • Mirandese: Filadélfia
  • Mongolian: Филадельфия
  • Nepali (macrolanguage): फिलाडेल्फिया
  • Northern Luri: فیلادلفیا
  • Occitan (post 1500): Filadèlfia
  • Ossetian: Филадельфи
  • Panjabi: ਫ਼ਿਲਾਡੈਲਫ਼ੀਆ
  • Pennsylvania German: Filadelfi
  • Persian: فیلادلفیا، پنسیلوانیا
  • Piemontese: Filadelfia
  • Polish: Filadelfia
  • Portuguese: Filadélfia
  • Russian: Филадельфия
  • Sardinian: Filadelfia
  • Serbian: Филаделфија
  • Silesian: Filadelfijo
  • Slovenian: Filadelfija
  • Spanish: Filadelfia
  • Tamil: பிலடெல்பியா
  • Tatar: Filadelfiä
  • Telugu: ఫిలడెల్ఫియా
  • Thai: ฟิลาเดลเฟีย
  • Uighur: Filadélfiye
  • Ukrainian: Філадельфія
  • Urdu: فلاڈیلفیا، پنسلوانیا
  • Uzbek: Filadelfiya
  • Veps: Filadelfii
  • Western Mari: Филадельфи
  • Western Panjabi: فلاڈیلفیا
  • Wu Chinese: 费城
  • Yakut: Филаделфиа
  • Yiddish: פילאדעלפיע
  • Yue Chinese: 費城
  • Coaquannock
  • Ga-na-ta-jen-go-na
  • Quequenakee
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