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Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA, USA

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Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA, USA
Address: Philadelphia, PA, USA
Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA, USA

Philadelphia - Philadelphia, PA, USA

Philadelphia - Wikipedia

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Philadelphia is the United States' largest city. It is home to 1,603,797 people, making it the sixth most populous US city. The city's geographic boundaries have been the same as Philadelphia County since 1854. It is the most populous county in Pennsylvania, and the urban core for the seventh largest metropolitan region in the country, home to more than 6,000,000 people as of 2017. [9] Philadelphia, located along the Schuylkill and lower Delaware rivers in the Northeast megalopolis, is the economic and cultural heart of the Greater Delaware Valley. With 7.38 million people, the Delaware Valley is the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. [10]

Philadelphia is the oldest municipality in the United States. It played a key role in the country’s founding. William Penn, an English Quaker founder of Philadelphia in 1682 as the capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. [4][11] Philadelphia was an important part of the American Revolution. It served as a meeting point for the Founding Fathers of America, who signed the Declaration of Independence at the Second Continental Congress in 1776 and the Constitution at Philadelphia Convention in 1787. Other important events that took place in Philadelphia during the Revolutionary War included the First Continental Congress, preservation of the Liberty Bell and Battle of Germantown. Philadelphia was the largest city in the United States until 1790 when it was overtaken by New York City. It was the nation's capital during the revolution and temporarily served as the capital of the United States while Washington, D.C. was being built.