Visit Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Pittsburgh is the second largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. According to the 2000 census, the city itself has a population of 334,569, with 2,358,695 in the metropolitan region.

Pittsburgh is built on the confluence of three rivers (the Allegheny River, Monongahela River and the Ohio River), with downtown in the triangular part of the country formed by the rivers. The city is known for its spectacular skyline of skyscrapers and bridges, this is known, the twoof his nickname "The City of Bridges" and "The Bridge Capital".

As well as "The City of Bridges" and "The Bridge Capital", Pittsburgh also has a variety of other nicknames, including "City of Champions", "The 'Burgh and The City College." There is also nicknamed the associated with the city's industrial past such as "Iron City", "Steel City" and "Steel Town", and from the new industries have emerged in the city as "Roboburgh" which relates to the growing robotics PittsburghIndustry.

Attractions in Pittsburgh include:

– Andy Warhol Museum

– Carnegie Museum of Art

– Carnegie Museum of Natural History

– Carnegie Science Center

National Aviary

– Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium

– Three Rivers Arts Festival

Here are some more information about the area: – Some of the largest companies headquartered in Pittsburgh include Heinz, PPG Industries and U.S. Steel.

– Perhaps the most famous of education –headquartered in Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon University, which a private research university that was founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1900.

– The main airport for Pittsburgh Pittsburgh International Airport.

– Sports teams in Pittsburgh include the baseball team, the Pittsburgh Pirates, the ice hockey team, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and the NFL American football team, the Pittsburgh Steelers.


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