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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with State Capitol Building
Harrisburg skyline with Pennsylvania State Capitol Building in center.
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About Harrisburg

Seal of Harrisburg, PennsylvaniaSatellite view showing Harrisburg, county seat of Dauphin County and the capital of Pennsylvania, one of the fifty states which constitute the United States. The city is located 80 mi (130 km) north of Baltimore, and 107 mi (172 km) west of Philadelphia, PA, on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania.



Three Mile Island nuclear power plant
Three Mile Island nuclear power plant
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The city began its existence as a trading post in 1719, the town was incorporated in 1791 and in 1812 it became Pennsylvania's state capital and in 1822, the capitol was completed.

Today the core city of Harrisburg has a population of about 49,000 inhabitants, in the Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan area live about 565,000 people (in 2015).

The city is a regional center for trade, warehousing, and distribution. Largest employer is the state government.

Harrisburg points of interest:

The city is home to the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural fair held in the United States.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania is located near the Capitol, the museum is covering Pennsylvania's history from prehistoric times up to current events.
The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, museum with an IMAX theater, combines science and performing arts under one roof. The Susquehanna Art Museum (SAM) is Central Pennsylvania’s only dedicated art museum.


Incidents:
Southeast of Harrisburg International Airport you can see "Three Mile Island", known for the worst civilian nuclear accident in the United States - until now. The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown in reactor number 2 on 28 March 1979, that resulted in the destruction of the reactor and the release of radioactive gases and radioactive iodine into the environment. The cleanup at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant took 14 years at a cost of $1 billion.

Just zoom in to see Pennsylvania State Capitol, the Beaux-Arts style building houses the Pennsylvania General Assembly.

The page shows a city map of Harrisburg with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Harrisburg International Airport (IATA code: MDT), 12 mi (20 km) by road, southeast of the central business district and the location of Capital City Airport, about 5.5 mi (9 km) by road, southeast of the central business district.

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Local Time Harrisburg:
Monday-September-26 2016  15:44  
Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours

 
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Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA.

City Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W
 
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External Links:
Harrisburg (official website)

The Patriot-News (PennLive)
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Wikipedia: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Wikipedia entry for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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