Where is Pittsburgh, PA?

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 300,286 (2019), it is second largest city of Pennsylvania and the 66th-largest city in the United States.

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Where is Pittsburgh Located?

Pittsburgh is a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.

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 Pittsburgh 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

Pittsburgh hosts Annual sports events

  • Three Rivers Regatta
  • Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix
  • Dirty Dozen Cycle Race
  • Pittsburgh Marathon
  • Great Race 10K
  • Head of the Ohio Regatta

Pittsburgh City Facts

Country:United States
Region Type: State
pennsylvania Abbreviation:PA, Pa. or Penna. US-PA
Largest City:Philadelphia
Area of pennsylvania:46,055 sq mi (119,283 km2)
pennsylvania Population:12,773,801 (2013 est)
Joined The Union:-40925
pennsylvania Nickname:Keystone State, Oil State, Coal State, Quaker State
Highest Point:Mount Davis
Lowest Point:Delaware River at Delaware border
pennsylvania Timezone:Eastern: UTC −5/−4
Official Website:www.pa.gov