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Information

Country

United States of America

Population

1,526,006

Area

141.6 sq mi (367 km2)

Elevation

39 ft (12 m)

PennCityHall

Skyline of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a statue of William Penn atop City Hall.


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Hotels and lodgingEdit

  • Courtyard Philadelphia Airport - 8900 Bartram Avenue. Philadelphia, PA 19153. Phone: 1+215-365-220. Located less than 2 miles from Philadelphia Airport (PHL) and features complimentary shuttle service to the airport. 

AttractionsEdit

30th Street Station

Academy of Natural Sciences

Benjamin Franklin National Memorial

Betsy Ross House

Boathouse Row

Carpenters' Hall

Civil War and Underground Railroad Museum of Philadelphia

Congress Hall

Eastern State Penitentiary

Edgar Allen Poe National Historic Site

Elfreth's Alley

Fairmount Park

Fairmount Waterworks

First Bank of the United States

Fort Miffin

Franklin Institute

Franklin Mills Mall

Franklin Square

Free Library of Philadelphia

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Independence Hall

Independence National Historic Park

Independence Seaport Museum

Kimmel Center of the Performing Arts

Liberty Bell

Logan Square

LOVE Park

Moshulu

Mutter Museum

National Constitution Center

National Museum of American Jewish History

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

Pennsylvania Hospital

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Phiadelphia Zoo

Please Touch Museum

Reading Terminal

Rittenhouse Square

Second Bank of the United States

South Philadelphia Sports Complex

Suburban Station

The Gallery at Market East

Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology

USS Becuna(SS-319)

USS Olympia(C-6)

Washington Square

Walnut Street Theatre

NeighborhoodsEdit

Avenue of the Arts

Bella Vista

Bridesburg

Buselton

Byberry

Callowhill

Center City

Central South Philadelphia

Chestnut Hill

Chinatown

Cresentville

East Oak Lane

Fishtown

Frankford

Franklintown

Fox Chase

Germantown

Gray's Ferry

Harrowgate

Holmesburg

Jewler's Row

Juniata

Kensington

Krewstown

Lawncrest

Lawndale

Logan Square

Manayunk

Marconi Plaza

Mayfair

Morell Park

Morton

Mount Airy

Museum District

Nicetown-Tioga

Northeast Philadelphia

Northern Liberties

North Philadelphia

Old City

Olde Kensington

Olney

Oxford Circle

Passyunk Square

Penn's Landing

Point Breeze

Poplar

Queen Village

Rhawnhurst

Richmond

Roxborough

Society Hill

Somerton

South Philadelphia

Southwark

Southwest Center City

Spruce Hill

Strawberry Mansion

Tacony

Torresdale

University City

Washington Square West

West Oak Lane

Wissahickon

Wissinoming

Wister

Climate Edit

Weather data for Philadelphia
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °F (°C) 74(23) 79(26) 87(31) 99(37) 97(36) 102(39) 104(40) 106(41) 102(39) 96(36) 84(29) 73(23) 106(41)
Average high °F (°C) 39(4) 42(6) 51(11) 62(17) 72(22) 81(27) 86(30) 84(29) 77(25) 66(19) 55(13) 44(7) 63.3(17)
Average low °F (°C) 25(-4) 28(-2) 35(2) 44(7) 55(13) 64(18) 70(21) 69(21) 61(16) 49(9) 40(4) 31(-1) 47.6(9)
Record low °F (°C) -7(-22) -11(-24) 5(-15) 14(-10) 28(-2) 44(7) 51(11) 44(7) 35(2) 25(-4) 8(-13) -5(-21) -11(-24)

Precipitation inches (mm)

3.52(89.4) 2.74(69.6) 3.81(96.8) 3.49(88.6) 3.89(98.8) 3.29(83.6) 4.39(111.5) 3.82(97) 3.88(98.6) 2.75(69.9) 3.16(80.3) 3.31(84.1) 42.05(1,068.1)
Source: The Weather Channel 2008-09-27

ShoppingEdit

Roosevelt Mall

Franklin Mills Mall

Maps and transportationEdit

Getting to PhiladelphiaEdit

Philadelphia International Airport

Northeast Philadelphia Airport

Exploring PhiladelphiaEdit

Roosevelt Boulevard

SEPTA

SEPTA Route 15

SEPTA Regional Rail

Northeast Philadelphia Airport

SEPTA Subway-Surface Trolley Lines

Philadelphia Trolleybus System

Market-Frankford Line

Practical information and resourcesEdit

RestaurantsEdit

Reading Terminal Market

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NightlifeEdit

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External resourcesEdit

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  • Gophila.com. An excellent traveller's guide to the city of Philadelphia and the surrounding Countryside.
  • Philadelphia Review
  • Philadelphia PA Discover the perfect hotel, vacation package, flight, or car with this thorough resource.
  • Hotel Philadelphia PA Find the hotels that provide luxury as well as history for your next vacation.

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