|Pennsylvania Official Language(s)||None (English, de facto)|
|Pennsylvania Spoken Language(s)||English 90.7%
|Pennsylvania Largest City||Philadelphia|
|Pennsylvania Largest Metro Area||Delaware Valley|
|Pennsylvania Area||Ranked 33rd in the US|
|- Total||46,055 sq mi
|- Width||280 miles (455 km)|
|- Length||160 miles (255 km)|
|- % water||2.7|
|- Latitude||39°43′ N to 42°16′ N|
|- Longitude||74°41′ W to 80°31′ W|
|Pennsylvania Population||Ranked 6th in the US|
|- Total||12,604,767 (2009 est.)|
|- Density||274.02/sq mi (105.80/km2)
Ranked 10th in the US
|- Median income||US$48,562 (26th)|
|- Highest point||Mount Davis
3,213 ft (979 m)
|- Mean||1,099 ft (335 m)|
|- Lowest point||Delaware River
0 ft (0 m)
|Pennsylvania Before Statehood||Province of Pennsylvania|
|Pennsylvania Admission to Union||December 12, 1787 (2nd)|
|Pennsylvania Governor||Edward G. Rendell (D)|
|Pennsylvania Lieutenant Governor||Joseph B. Scarnati III (R)|
|Pennsylvania Legislature||General Assembly|
|- Upper house||State Senate|
|- Lower house||House of Representatives|
|U.S. Senators||Arlen Specter (D)
Bob Casey, Jr. (D)
|U.S. House delegation||12 Democrats, 7 Republicans|
|Pennsylvania Time Zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|
|Pennsylvania Abbreviations||PA Penn. or Penna. US-PA|
It is summers and you want to go out, then choose Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is full of greenery.
Lovely forests and lots of outdoor activities can be enjoyed there. Pennsylvania was the first capital of the United States.
This place has a key position among the other first 13 states of the United States that is why it has a nickname ‘ the Keystone state’.
Summers are time to have fun in Pennsylvania. You can have outdoor activities.
Camping can be done. Some other activities are like fishing, boating, cooking food on fire
Poker can be enjoyed there.
You can see Snake and Animal farm. Kayaking can be enjoyed.
Buy things from the local market. Shopping things you ever wanted to buy.
Enjoy whole afternoons in fishing. Mountain biking, hiking, white water raft and other water activities can make your day.
Visitors can play golf and also enjoy waterski. Holidays here can be adventurous.
All types of activities can be enjoyed by you and by your whole family.
If you want to buy antiques and handicrafts then you should surely go to Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Independence Mall, Head house square and New market are some of the main shopping areas in Philadelphia.
The Plaza and The Court at King are in the north of the city.
If you want to buy things with less price then you can go to Franklin Mills are just outside the city and there is no sales tax on clothing and shoes.
You can enjoy rafting in the Youghiogheny River. You can have best rafting experience there.
Visitors can take a ride on the steam train at the Steamtown.
You can have a look on the world’s largest chocolate factory in the town of Hershey. There are many amusement parks and shopping outlets.
Visitors can enjoy hiking and ski on the hills.
You can go to jazz clubs, dinner theaters, and ethnic entertainment throughout the city. The nightlife is not dull but happening.
You can go to The Lord & Taylor Holiday Light Show and also enjoy the Organ Concert which is one of Philadelphia’s best.