City of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - City of Brotherly Love

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City of Philadelphia - The City of Brotherly Love

 

Pennsylvania’s largest city, Philadelphia ranks as the sixth most populated city in the United States with more than 1.4 million estimated population count in 2005. Philadelphia City was also once hailed as one of the largest coming in second after London in the British Empire. Nicknamed as the The City of Brotherly Love, Philadelphia serves as a hub for commercial, cultural and education institutions. The

city also played an important role in the social and geographical development in the American history, serving as the country’s first capital most of the duration of the Revolutionary War.

 

Proud of its heritage and contribution, Philadelphia preserves the American history in its many national historical sites. Included in its list are the Independence National Historical Park, the Independence Hall, Liberty Bell, and homes of famous names in the history like Betsy Ross, Edgar Allan Poe, and Thaddeus Kosciuszko. The city also keeps history museums such as the Atwater Kent Museum of Philadelphia, the National Constitution Center and the African American Museum, to name just a few.

 

Philadelphia also gives importance to science as reflected in its museums like the Franklin Institute, the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology and the Academy of Natural Sciences. Today, the Philadelphia is home to various areas of business such as biotechnology and health care, financial services, food processing, manufacturing, tourism and oil refining. A number of Fortune 500 companies have put their trust and investment in this ever-growing city. The list includes, Aramak, CIGNA, Comcast, FMC Corporation, Lincoln Financial Group among others.

 
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