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Pennsylvania was the 2nd state to join the United States of America. Pennsylvania officially became a state on December 12, 1787. The capital city is Harrisburg, but the largest city is Philadelphia.

Here are some official state symbols to help you get to know Pennsylvania better.

  • State Abbreviation - PA
  • State Nickname - Keystone State
  • State Bird - Ruffed grouse
  • State Fish - Brook trout
  • State Tree - Eastern hemlock
  • State Flower - Mountain laurel
  • State Mammal - White-tailed deer

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Did you know that Pennsylvania is the 33rd biggest state in the USA? The territory spans 46,058 square miles.