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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
City
City of Pittsburgh
Clockwise from top: Pittsburgh skyline; Carnegie Mellon University; PNC Park; Duquesne Incline; Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh
Clockwise from top: Pittsburgh skyline; Carnegie Mellon University; PNC Park; Duquesne Incline; Cathedral of Learning at the University of Pittsburgh
Flag of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Flag
Coat of arms of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Coat of arms
Nickname(s): 
City of Bridges, Steel City,
City of Champions, The 'Burgh
Motto(s): 
Benigno Numine
Location within Allegheny County Interactive map outlining Pittsburgh
Location within Allegheny County
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Pittsburgh is located in Pennsylvania
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Location within Pennsylvania
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Pittsburgh is located in the United States
Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh
Location within the United States
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Coordinates: 40°26′23″N 79°58′35″W / 40.43972°N 79.97639°W / 40.43972; -79.97639Coordinates: 40°26′23″N 79°58′35″W / 40.43972°N 79.97639°W / 40.43972; -79.97639
Country  United States
State  Pennsylvania
County Allegheny
Historic empires
  • Pavillon royal de France.svg France
  • Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg Great Britain
Historic colonies
  • Royal Standard of King Louis XIV.svg New France
  • Flag of Great Britain (1707–1800).svg Quebec
  • Red Ensign of Great Britain (1707-1800).svg Province of Pennsylvania
Founded November 27, 1758
Municipal incorporation
  • April 22, 1794 (Borough)
  • March 18, 1816 (City)
Founded by
  • George Washington
  • General John Forbes
Named for "The Great Commoner": Prime Minister William Pitt
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Bill Peduto (D)
 • City Council
Councilmembers
  • Darlene Harris
  • Theresa Kail-Smith
  • Bruce Kraus (President)
  • Anthony Coghill
  • Corey O'Connor
  • Daniel Lavelle
  • Deborah Gross
  • Erika Strassburger
  • Rev. Ricky Burgess
 • State House
Representatives
  • Jake Wheatley
  • Don Walko
  • Sara Innamorato
  • Chelsa Wagner
  • Dan Frankel
  • Joseph Preston, Jr.
  • Dan Deasy
  • Summer Lee
  • Harry Readshaw
 • State Senate
  • Wayne D. Fontana (D)
  • Jay Costa (D)
  • Lindsey Williams (D)
 • U.S. House Mike Doyle (D)
Area
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 • City 58.34 sq mi (151.11 km2)
 • Land 55.38 sq mi (143.42 km2)
 • Water 2.97 sq mi (7.69 km2)  4.8%
 • Metro
5,343 sq mi (13,840 km2)
Highest elevation
1,370 ft (420 m)
Lowest elevation
710 ft (220 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City 305,704
 • Estimate 
(2018)[2]
301,048
 • Rank US: 66th
 • Density 5,460.98/sq mi (2,108.49/km2)
 • Urban
1,775,634 (US: 25th)
 • Metro
2,362,453 (US: 22nd)
 • CSA
2,659,937 (US: 20th)
 • GMP
$131.3 billion (23rd)
Demonym(s) Pittsburgher, Yinzer
Time zone UTC−5 (Eastern Standard Time)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
ZIP Code
34 total ZIP codes:
  • 15106, 15120–15121, 15201, 15203–15208, 15210–15222, 15224, 15226–15227, 15230, 15232–15235, 15237, 15239, 15289, 15229
Area codes 412, 724, 878
FIPS code 42-61000
GNIS feature ID 1213644
Expressways I-279.svg I-376.svg I-579.svg PA-28.svg PA-65.svg
Waterways
  • Ohio River
  • Monongahela River
  • Allegheny River
Transit Port Authority Transit
Rail Penn Station
Capitol Limited, Pennsylvanian
Website www.pittsburghpa.gov Edit this at Wikidata
Pennsylvania Historical Marker
Designated 1946[3]