Largest Cities in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (abbreviated Pa. or PA), state northeast of the United States at 117,347 kmĀ². Pennsylvania has about 12.4 million inhabitants, and the capital is Harrisburg. The largest city is Philadelphia.

The state has a large production of coal, iron and steel, a lot of machinery and clothing industry and a lot of agriculture, with production of, among other things, halibut, corn, vegetables, fruit, tobacco and dairy products.

Pennsylvania is named after William Penn, who inherited most of the state from King Charles II of England. Pennsylvania is one of the original thirteen states in the United States, and he was made a state in 1787. He is called Keystone State and Quaker State.

Biggest Cities of Pennsylvania by Population

Rank City State Population
1 Philadelphia PA 1526117
2 Pittsburgh PA 305815
3 Allentown PA 118143
4 Erie PA 101897
5 Reading PA 88193
6 Scranton PA 76200
7 Bethlehem PA 75093
8 Lancaster PA 59433
9 Harrisburg PA 49639
10 Altoona PA 46431
11 York PA 43829
12 Wilkes-Barre PA 41609
13 Chester PA 34083

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