Philadelphia located in southeastern Pennsylvania, on the southern fringe of the mid-Atlantic region, is known for its role in the American Revolutionary War. Shortly after the nation's inception took place in Philadelphia, the city was named the nation's capital, a role it filled from 1790 until 1800, when Washington, D.C. took over. As a result of Philadelphia's size, there are very large residential districts. For most, the landing point will be in Center City, the "downtown" section of Philadelphia.
Once the original capital of America , Philadelphia has a history enriched with culture, history and symbolism. The city is a melting pot of races, traditions and immigrant cultures and also possesses amenities that only the city's own heritage can provide. It is the home to the Liberty Bell and the Declaration of Independence, both tributes to the city's revolution. Widely known as Philly, it is the largest city in the state of Pennsylvania . It is also called the City of Brotherly Love '. It is the fifth largest city area by population in the US , the US 's fourth largest consumer media market. There are nearly 1.5 million people in the city alone.