Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
City of Harrisburg
Frae tap tae bottom, left tae richt: Harrisburg skyline; Market Square in Downtown Harrisburg; Pennsylvania State Capitol; Metro Bank Park; Walnut Street Bridge; Susquehanna River
Nickname(s): 
"Pennsylvanie's Caipital Ceety".
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie is locatit in the US
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556
KintraUnitit States
StatePennsylvanie
CoontyDauphin
European dounsetAboot 1719
Incorporatit1791
Chairter1860
Foondit biJohn Harris, Sr.
Named forJohn Harris, Sr.
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Council
 • MayorEric Papenfuse (D)
 • Ceety ControllerCharlie DeBrunner (D)
 • City Council
 • State SenateRob Teplitz (D)
 • State RepresentativePatty Kim (D)
Area
 • City26.9 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
 • Land21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
 • Water8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
539.7 km2 (335.4 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (320 ft)
Population
 • City49,528
 • Density2,361/km2 (6,114/sq mi)
 • Urban
383,008
 • Metro
560,849 (95t)
 • CSA
1,228,559(49t)
Demonym(s)Harrisburger
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177
Aurie code(s)717
FIPS code42-32800[3]
GNIS featur ID1213649[4]
InterstatesI-76, I-78, I-81, I-83, an I-283
WatterwasSusquehanna River
Primar AirportHarrisburg Internaitional Airport- MDT (Major/International)
Seicondar AirportCapital City Airport- CXY (Minor)
Public transitCapital Area Transit
Wabsteidwww.harrisburgpa.gov
DesignatitSeptember 23, 1946[5]

Harrisburg (Pennsylvanie German: Harrisbarig) is the caipital ceety o the U.S. state o Pennsylvanie an the coonty seat o Dauphin Coonty. Wi a population o 49,673, it is the tent-lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Pennsylvanie. It lees on the east bank o the Susquehanna River, 105 miles (169 km) wast-northwast o Philadelphia an 204 miles (328 km) east o Pittsburgh.

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  1. Harrisburg City Council Accessed January 29, 2010.
  2. "State and county quick facts". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 2012.  Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 

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