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Philadelphia, nicknamed Philly or The City of Brotherly Love is just that. Home to more than 10,334 acres of parks, the largest being Fairmount Park of which the largest tract is on the west side of the city and parallels the beautiful Schuylkill River and Wissahickon Creek and includes the Philadelphia Zoo. It is home to many national historical sites that relate to the founding of the United States, for example, Independence Hall, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, the Liberty Bell, and the home of Betsy Ross, just to name a few.
Major science museums include the Franklin Institute, which contains the Benjamin Franklin National Memorial, the Academy of Natural Sciences, the Mütter Museum, and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
The city is one of 13 U.S. cities to have all four major sports: the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League, the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League, the Philadelphia Phillies in the National League of Major League Baseball, and the Philadelphia 76ers in the National Basketball Association.
Economic sectors include manufacturing, oil refining, food processing, health care and biotechnology, tourism and financial services. The city runs a large teaching hospital and extensive medical system. There are also three distinguished children’s hospitals: Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, the nation’s first pediatric hospital, St. Christopher’s Hospital and the Shriners’ Hospital.
Philadelphia has the second-largest student concentration on the East Coast, with over 120,000 college and university students enrolled within the city and nearly 300,000 in the metropolitan area. There are over 80 colleges, universities, trade, and specialty schools in the Philadelphia region.
All this and more, making Philadelphia one of the most desirable cities in which to live.
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