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Pennsylvania's economy is powerful and diverse. Former agricultural state, it experienced an important commercial, industrial and mining development from the nineteenth century, and has long occupied a preponderant place in the national economy. Pennsylvania today resides as one of the country's major industrial and mining states, despite a sharp decline in these activities since the early 1970s; the state's gross annual income per capita is also one of the highest in the country.

Pennsylvania is one of the first national coal producers, thanks to gigantic deposits of fatty coal and anthracite in Appalaches. The other mineral resources are oil, natural gas, iron ore, lead and zinc.

Agriculture and especially breeding (cattle, poultry) are very prosperous sectors, due to the proximity of the large urban markets of the North American megalopolis - from Washington to Boston. Cereals, mushrooms (the first national producer), potatoes and fruits are the most significant crops.

The main industrial sectors are heavy metallurgy (mixtures, steel works), mechanics (machine tools), chemistry, the pharmaceutical industry, glass, agri-food (dairy products), electronics, textiles (confectionery) and paper . Pennsylvania remains an important producer of crude steel as well, although volumes have declined considerably. An important diversification of the industry - made necessary in particular by an increasing unemployment rate - has been taking place these last decades.

Located on the great inland waterways and close to the coal and iron ore deposits, Pittsburgh represents one of the most important steel and glassmaking sites in the country. The Philadelphia benefits more than a wide range of industrial productions and has one of the first ports in the United States for sea freight.

Pennsylvania protects numerous museums - most famously the Philadelphia Museum outside Art - and important historical sites: the Independence Hall Philadelphia where the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution were prepared and written; the Carpenter 's Hall, theater of the first continental Congress in 1774; the Valley Forja Historical Park and the Gettysburg National Military Park.

 
Search for private schools in Pennsylvania? Here is a directory of K-12 schools in the state of Pennsylvania listed county by county. Please follow the link below to see all private K12 schools in your county of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania Private Schools by County
  • ABBREVIATIONFINDER: What does Pennsylvania short for? Click to see its most commonly used abbreviations and see all other acronyms of Pennsylvania.
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  • TOPSCHOOLSINTHEUSA: Alphabetical list of public and private, middle schools and high schools in Pennsylvania covering student-to-faculty ratio, enrollment statistics, campus settings, types of degree offered, and detailed contact information for each technical college in Pennsylvania.
 

 

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