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Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States. With a population of 1,603,797 as of 2020, it is the sixth-most-populous city in the United States and the second-most populous city on the East Coast of the United States, behind New York City. Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most-populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the seventh largest metropolitan area in the nation, with more than 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is the economic and cultural center of the greater Delaware Valley.
The Philadelphia area's many universities and colleges make it a top study destination, as the city has developed as an educational and economic hub. As of 2019, the Philadelphia metropolitan area is estimated to produce a gross metropolitan product (GMP) of $490 billion. Philadelphia is the
Philadelphia is the home of many U.S. firsts, including the nation's first library (1731), hospital (1751, medical school (1765), national capital (1774), university (by some accounts) (1779), stock exchange (1790), zoo (1874), and business school (1881)center of economic activity in Pennsylvania and is home to five Fortune 1000 companies.