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Philadelphia

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Consolidated city-county
City of Philadelphia
From top left, the Philadelphia skyline, a statue of Benjamin Franklin, the Liberty Bell, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia City Hall, and Independence Hall
Flag of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Flag
Official seal of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Seal
Nickname(s): "Philly", "City of Brotherly Love", "The Athens of America"more...
Motto: "Philadelphia maneto" ("Let brotherly love endure")
Location of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Philadelphia is located in the US
Philadelphia
Philadelphia
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 39°57′N 75°10′W / 39.950°N 75.167°W / 39.950; -75.167Coordinates: 39°57′N 75°10′W / 39.950°N 75.167°W / 39.950; -75.167
Country  United States
Commonwealth  Pennsylvania
County

Philadelphia


Historic countries

 Kingdom of England
 Kingdom of Great Britain


Historic colony Province of Pennsylvania
Founded October 27, 1682
Incorporated October 25, 1701
Founded by William Penn
Government
 • Type Mayor–Council
 • Body Philadelphia City Council
 • Mayor Jim Kenney (D)
Area
 • Consolidated city-county 141.6 sq mi (367 km2)
 • Land 134.1 sq mi (347.3 km2)
 • Water 7.5 sq mi (19.4 km2)
 • Urban 1,799.5 sq mi (4,660.5 km2)
 • Metro 4,629 sq mi (11,988.6 km2)
Elevation 39 ft (12 m)
Population (2015)
 • Consolidated city-county 1,567,442
 • Rank US: 5th
 • Density 11,635.3/sq mi (4,492.4/km2)
 • Metro 6,069,875 (US: 7th)
 • CSA 7,183,479 (US: 8th)
 • Demonym Philadelphian
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19092-19093, 19099, 191xx
Area code(s) 215, 267
FIPS code 42101 (County)
GNIS feature ID 1215531
Website www.phila.gov
External video
Philadelphia City Hall - 2.jpg
10 Towns that Changed America, WTTW, 56:02, segment from 7:23-12:20
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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