Philadelphia - United States
Philadelphia State: Pennsylvania Country: United States
Philadelphia By The Numbers:
Population: 5,398,000 Elevation: 10 feet/ 3 metres Average Annual Rainfall: 41 inches/ 104 centimetres Average Annual Snowfall: 20.8 inches/ 53 centimetres Average January Temperature: 32 degrees F/ 0 degree C Average July Temperature: 77 degrees F/ 25 degrees C
Major Industries: Oil, Electronics, Computers, Automobile Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Chemicals, Higher Education, Shipping Ethnic Mix: Caucasian (71%), African American (12%), Latino (12%), Asian (4%), Native American (0.9%) Electricity: 110 volts, 50Hz, standard two pin plugs Time Zone: GMT- 5 (GMT - 4 from last Sunday in March to Saturday before last Sunday in October) Country Dialing Code: 1 Area Code: 215, 267, 445
Did You Know?
Philadelphia has an international reputation for its Rowing competitions such as Head of the Schuylkill. Inter-collegiate and professional rowing teams are a popular sight up and down the Schuylkill River that runs through Philly. The City of Brotherly Love is also home to the Liberty Bell and the place where the Continental Congress met in 1776 to sign the Declaration of Independence.
Philadelphia is on the Delaware River, in southeastern Pennsylvania near the New Jersey border.