Saturday, January 26, 2008


Capital Harrisburg
Area 45,308 sq mi
117,348 sq km
(2000 census) 12,281,054
Major Cities
(2000 census) Philadelphia (1,517,550), Pittsburgh (334,563),
Allentown (106,632), Erie (103,717),
Reading (81,207)
Major Rivers Susquehanna, Delaware, Ohio, Allegheny, Monongahela
Highest Point Mt. Davis
3,213 feet
979 meters
Industry food processing, chemicals, machinery, electrical equipment, tourism
Agriculture dairy products, poultry, beef cattle, greenhouse and nursery products, mushrooms, hogs, hay
Minerals and Resources coal, natural gas, limestone, crushed stone, portland cement, construction sand and gravel