Pennsylvania (4)

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Entered the Union: December 12, 1787 (2nd State)

Pennsylvania Capital City: Harrisburg

Lagest Cities in Pennsylvania: Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, Reading, Scranton, Bethlehem, Lancaster, Harrisburg, Altoona

Bordering States: Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, West Virginia

Pennsylvania 2013 Population (Estimate): 12,773,801

Pennsylvania 2010 Population (Estimate): 12,702,379

Origin of State Name: In honor of Sir William Penn, father of William Penn. It means “Penn's Woodland”

State Motto: Virtue, liberty, and independence

Pennsylvania Nickname: Keystone State

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