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Philadelphia

Pennsylvania, United States WRITTEN BY Matthew S. Magda https://www.britannica.com/place/Philadelphia Philadelphia, city and port, coextensive with Philadelphia county, southeastern Pennsylvania, U.S. It is situated at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers. Area 135 square miles (350 square km). Pop. (2000) 1,517,550; Philadelphia Metro Division, 3,849,647; Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington Metro Area, 5,687,147; (2010) 1,526,006; Philadelphia Metro Division, …

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Philadelphia Flyers American hockey team

WRITTEN BY Adam Augustyn https://www.britannica.com/topic/Philadelphia-Flyers Philadelphia Flyers, American professional ice hockey team based in Philadelphia that plays in the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The Flyers have won two Stanley Cup championships (1974, 1975). Philadelphia Flyers: Claude GirouxClaude Giroux (left) of the Philadelphia Flyers playing in a game against the Colorado Avalanche, …

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