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Where is Pittsburgh

Located in the south-eastern part of Pennsylvania and north-east part of the United States, Pittsburgh is one of the most industrialized cities of the United States. However, with the metro city population of 2,356,285, it is second largest city of Pennsylvania and 22nd largest urban area of the United States.

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US Map showing Location Map of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania
The economic centre of the region, Pittsburgh has surprisingly 151 high-rise buildings and 446 bridges; because of hundreds of bridges, the city is also known as 'the City of Bridges'. Secondly, the city has huge steel industry and hence, it has also been given the name 'Steel City'. However, the trend gradually changing and now the economy of the city is largely depends upon technology, healthcare, education and some other financial services. Likewise, the city has grown with plenty of industrial sites along with various offices buildings, shopping complex, and housings.

By virtue of its shape, the downtown area of Pittsburgh is known as 'Golden Triangle'; interestingly, the surrounding areas are categorised into four main areas namely North Side, South Side or South Hills, East End, and West End.

Major attractions of the city are:
  • Heinz Field
  • PNC Park
  • Carnegie Science Center
  • National Aviary
  • Andy Warhol Museum
  • Mattress Factory installation art museum
  • Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
  • The Carnegie Institute's Museums of Art and Natural History
  • Frick Art & Historical Center
  • Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall
  • Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

Interesting Facts about Pittsburgh

Country: United States of America
State: Pennsylvania
County: Allegheny
Year of Establishment: 14 September, 1758
Founder: George Washington, General John Forbes
Area: 151 sq km
Population (metro): 2,356,285 (2010)
Climate: Humid Continental