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Pennsylvania was the 2nd state in the USA; it became a state on December 12, 1787.
State Abbreviation - PA
State Capital - Harrisburg
Largest City - Philadelphia
Area - 46,058 square miles [Pennsylvania is the 33rd biggest state in the USA]
Population - 12,281,054 (as of 2000) [Pennsylvania is the sixth most populous state in the USA, after California, New York, Texas, Florida and Illinois]
Name for Residents - Pennsylvanians
Major Industries - steel, farming (corn, oats, soybeans, mushrooms), mining (iron, portland cement, lime, stone), electronics equipment, cars, pharmaceuticals
Presidential Birthplace - James Buchanan was born in Cove Gap (near Mercersburg) on April 23, 1791 (he was the 15th US President, serving from 1857 to 1861)
Major Rivers - Allegheny River, Susquehanna River, Delaware River, Ohio River
Major Lakes - Lake Erie
Highest Point - Mt. Davis - 3,213 feet (979 m) above sea level
Bordering States - New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, Ohio
Origin of the Name Pennsylvania - This state was named to honor Admiral William Penn and his son, William Penn, Pennsylvania's founder.
State Nickname - Keystone State
State Motto - "Virtue, Liberty, and Independence"
State Song - Pennsylvania, lyrics by Eddie Khoury, music by Ronnie Bonner
Dinosaur Fossils Found in Pennsylvania - Atreipus (fossilized footprints)