Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania and the fifth most populous city in the United States. The city is located in the southeastern corner of the state at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, about 95 mi (153 km) by road, southwest of New York City, and 105 mi (170 km) northeast of Baltimore.
Philadelphia was originally settled by Native American tribes, particularly the Lenape hunter-gatherers, around 8000 B.C. Philadelphia is one of the oldest municipalities in the United States and played a central role in the country’s founding. During the first half of the 19th century, important suburbs grew up around Philadelphia, including Kensington, Moyamensing, Northern Liberties, Southwark, and Spring Garden, which ranked among the country’s top 100 places in the national census.
Philadelphia City Map Facts
|Sr. No||Fact sheet||Philadelphia|
|5||Longitude||75º10 12 W|
|6||Total area||369km2 (142.5 sq mi )|
|8||Zip Codes Code||19019|
|9||Area Code||215, 267|
|10||Nearby Cities||Camden, Woodlyn, Gloucester City, Melbourne.|
|11||Major Tourists’ Attraction||Franklin Square, Please Touch Museum, Valley Forge National Historical Park.|
|12||Nearest airport||Philadelphia International Airport (about 13miles), Philadelphia International Airport (53miles)|
Political Map of Philadelphia City
Philadelphia is the largest city in Pennsylvania. It is situated at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. The city’s harbor, one of the largest freshwater ports in the world, is the centerpiece of the AmeriPort facility in south Philadelphia, a major shipping center with rail links to the Midwest and Canada. The Political Map of Philadelphia City displays highways, roads, places of interest, and things to do.
Blank & Outline Map of Philadelphia City
Philadelphia is the fifth-most populous city in the United States, with an estimated population of 1,603,797 and more than 6 million in the seventh-largest metropolitan statistical area, as of 2020. The city abounds in landmarks of early American history, including Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and the Liberty Bell. Other significant tourist attractions are the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Franklin Institute Science Museum, and the Philadelphia Zoological Gardens.
Geography Map of Philadelphia City
Philadelphia is a flat city except for the northwestern area. The city is flanked by two rivers, Delaware and the smaller Schuylkill. The landforms in Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley are the Atlantic Coastal Plain and the Piedmont Upland. The Appalachian Mountains to the west and the Atlantic Ocean to the east moderate the climate, eliminating extremes of hot and cold weather. Snowfall is usually higher in the northern suburbs than in the city. High winds sometimes prevail during the winter months.
Road Map of Philadelphia City
Philadelphia is served by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) which operates buses, trains, rapid transit, trolleys, and trackless trolleys.
- Interstate Highways: I-76, I-95, I-676
- US Highways: 1, 3, 13, 30, 63, 73, 90, 291, 611, Bustleton Pike, Germantown Pike, Industrial Hwy, Lincoln Hwy, Ridge Pike
- Expressways/Parkways: Benjamin Franklin Pky, Cobbs Creek Pky, Vine Street Expy
- Major Roads: 6th St, 15th St, 26th St, 30th St, 32nd St, 34th St, 38th St, 63rd St, Arch St, Baltimore Ave, Broad St, Cheltenham Ave