Pennsylvania - one of the states situated at the north-western part of our country. The capital is Harrisburg, the largest is Philadelphia. The population of Pennsylvania is 12 281 054. Ethnic origin (according to the survey, 2003): German - 27.66%, Irish - 17.66%, Italian - 12.82%, the British - 8.89% Polish - 7.20%. The state motto is "America Starts Here".