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The State of
Pennsylvania (PA)


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The capital of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg.

The 2-Letter Postal Abbreviation / Code for Pennsylvania: PA

Typical abbreviations for Pennsylvania: Pa., Penn., Penna.

The pronunciation of Pennsylvania:

When the people of Pennsylvania refer to themselves: 1:

Time Zone: The state of Pennsylvania is in the Eastern Time (EST/EDT) zone and observes daylight saving time.

Nicknames for Pennsylvania: "The Keystone State"; "The Quaker State"

State Motto: "Virtue, Liberty and Independence"

State Bird: Ruffed Grouse (bonasa umbellus)

State Tree: Eastern Hemlock (tsuga canadensis)

State Flower: Mountain Laurel (kalmia latifloia)

State Song: "Pennsylvania"

Statehood: Pennsylvania became the 2nd state on Dec 12, 1787.

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