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Pennsylvania Listeni/ˌpɛnsɨlˈveɪnjə/, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state that is located in the Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States, and the Great Lakes region. Seal
Pennsylvania is the 33rd most extensive, the 6th most populous, and the 9th most densely populated of the 50 United States. The state's four most populous cities are Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, and Erie. The state capital is Harrisburg. Pennsylvania has 51 miles (82 km) of coastline along Lake Erie and 57 miles (92 km) of shoreline along the Delaware Estuary. The state is one of the 13 original founding states of the United States. Flag
Pennsylvania's diverse topography also produces a variety of climates, though the entire state experiences cold winters and humid summers. Straddling two major zones, the majority of the state, with the exception of the southeastern corner, has a humid continental climate Greater Philadelphia has some characteristics of the humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa) that covers much of Delaware and Maryland to the south. Climate
Gambling Casino gambling was legalized in Pennsylvania in 2004. Currently, there are nine casinos across the state with three under construction or in planning. Only horse racing, slot machines and electronic table games were legal in Pennsylvania, although a bill to legalize table games was being negotiated in the fall of 2009.Tables games such as poker, roulette, black jack and dice were finally approved by the state legislature in January 2010, being signed into law by the Governor on January 7. Sports betting is illegal.
Pennsylvania has 500 public school districts, thousands of private schools, publicly funded colleges and universities, and over 100 private institutions of higher education. Education
3 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Pennsylvania 1 Independence National Park and the Liberty Bell One of America's most historic areas and home to the Liberty Bell, Independence National Historic Park in Philadelphia is a national treasure. See where the Declaration of Independence was signed, including the table and chair used by George Washington. Walk along the cobbled streets past Congress Hall, Old City Hall, Carpenter's Hall, and numerous other historic buildings and museums.
2 Hershey Park Families will enjoy an outing to this famous amusement park in Hershey, a town also closely associated with chocolate. Hershey Park is the town's main attraction with 90 acres of rides and entertainment for kids and adults, ranging from roller coasters to aquatic shows. The park was originally built in 1906 as a recreational area for Hershey's workers but expanded over the years to attract visitors from all over.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art houses one of America's largest collections of art, but is also somewhat of an iconic building in the city. From the steps leading up to the museum, which were featured in all of the "Rocky" movies, is a grand view down Benjamin Franklin Parkway to the landmark tower of City Hall. 3 Philadelphia Museum of Art