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Pittsburgh / Pennsylvania State Statistics
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PENNSYLVANIA  
PITTSBURGH  
AREA 46,058 sq miles (32nd) (Land) 44,820 sq. miles (Water) 1,239 sq. miles
CAPITAL Harrisburg
FAMOUS DATES Entered Union (rank): Dec. 12, 1787 (2) , Present constitution adopted: 1968
LOCATION 40.276N, 076.884W
MEAN ELEVATION 1,100 ft.
HIGHEST POINT 3,213 feet, 33rd Mt. Davis
LOWEST POINT Delaware River, Sea level, 3rd
COUNTIES 67
COASTLINE 0 miles
GEOGRAPHIC CENTER in Centre
STATE FOSSIL  
STATE GRASS  
STATE REPTILE  
STATE ROCK Trilobite
STATE GEMSTONE  
STATE FLAG Pennsylvania's State Flag is composed of a blue field on which is embroidered the State Coat of Arms. The first State Flag bearing the State Coat of Arms was authorized by the General Assembly in 1799. An act of the General Assembly of June 13, 1907, standardized the flag and required that the blue field match the blue of Old Glory.
STATE COLORS blue and gold (1907)
STATE SEAL  
STATE SLOGAN Cook With Coal
STATE MOTTO Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
STATE SONG Pennsylvania
STATE TREE Eastern Hemlock Tsuga canadensis
STATE BIRD Ruffed Grouse
STATE ANIMAL White-tailed Deer
STATE FISH  
STATE METAL  
STATE NICKNAMES Keystone State
STATE FLOWER Mountain Laurel Kalmia latiflolia
BORDERING STATES Delaware Maryland New Jersey New York Ohio West Virginia

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