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Established: 1758
City Population (2011): 307,484
County Population (2011): 1,227,066
Location: South Western Pennsylvania
 
Average High Temperature (July): 82.5° F
Average Low Temperature (January): 20.8° F
 
Port: Pittsburgh is the largest inland port in the U.S., providing access to the nation's 9,000 mile inland waterway system.
 
Bridges: Allegheny County has more than 1,700 bridges and 720 are within the Pittsburgh city limits.
 
Media: Two Major Newspapers: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Pittsburgh Tribune Review; Thirty Two Radio Stations; and Five Major Television Stations: KDKA (CBS), WPXI (NBC), WTAE (ABC), WQED (PBS), and WNPA (FOX).
 
Colleges and Universities: There are 29 colleges and universities in southwestern Pennsylvania including Carnegie Mellon University, University of Pittsburgh, Duquesne University, Point Park University, Robert Morris University, and Geneva College.
 
Sports: Pittsburgh cheers for four major sports teams, the Penguins, Pirates , Steelers, and Riverhounds.
 
Airport: The Pittsburgh International Airport was ranked one of the top five U.S. airports by Conde Nast Traveler.
 
Tourism: An average of 3.9 million people visit Pittsburgh annually.
 
Pittsburgh ranked in the top five Most Livable Cities in the 1983, 1985, 1989, 2007, 2012 editions of the "Places Rated Almanac."
 
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