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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Consolidated city-county
City of Philadelphia
Center City Skyline (January 2020)
Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
City Hall
Delancey Street, Society Hill
College Hall, Penn Campus
Museum of Art
Clockwise from top: Center City skyline in 2020; City Hall; College Hall, Penn Campus; Museum of Art; Delancey Street row houses in Society Hill; Liberty Bell and Independence Hall
Flag of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Official seal of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Official logo of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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Etymology: Ancient Greek: φίλος phílos (beloved, dear) and ἀδελφός adelphós (brother, brotherly)
Nickname(s): 
"Philly", "The City of Brotherly Love", "The Athens of America",[1] and other nicknames of Philadelphia
Motto(s): 
"Philadelphia maneto" ("Let brotherly love endure" or "... continue")[2][3]
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Philadelphia is located in Pennsylvania
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Philadelphia is located in the United States
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Philadelphia is located in North America
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Coordinates: 39°57′10″N 75°09′49″W / 39.95278°N 75.16361°W / 39.95278; -75.16361Coordinates: 39°57′10″N 75°09′49″W / 39.95278°N 75.16361°W / 39.95278; -75.16361
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia
Historic countries Kingdom of England
Kingdom of Great Britain
Historic colony Kingdom of Great Britain Province of Pennsylvania
Founded 1682[4]
Incorporated October 25, 1701
Founded by William Penn
Government
 • Type Mayor–council, consolidated city-county
 • Body Philadelphia City Council
 • Mayor Jim Kenney (D)
Area
[5]
 • Consolidated city-county 142.70 sq mi (369.59 km2)
 • Land 134.28 sq mi (347.78 km2)
 • Water 8.42 sq mi (21.81 km2)
Elevation
39 ft (12 m)
Population
 (2010)[8]
 • Consolidated city-county 1,526,006
 • Estimate 
(2018)[9]
1,584,138
 • Rank US city: 6th
 • Density 11,797.27/sq mi (4,554.95/km2)
 • Metro
6,096,120 (US: 8th)[6]
 • CSA
7,206,807 (US: 8th)[7]
 • Demonym
Philadelphian
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
19092–19093, 19099, 191xx
Area codes 215, 267, 445
FIPS code 42-60000
GNIS feature ID 1215531[10]
Major airport Philadelphia International Airport
Interstates I-76.svg I-95.svg I-676.svg
U.S. Routes US 1.svg US 13.svg US 30.svg
Commuter rail SEPTA Regional Rail, NJ Transit
Rapid transit Broad Street Line, Market–Frankford Line, PATCO Speedline
Website www.phila.gov