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Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556
CountryUnited States
CommonwealthPennsylvania
CountyDauphin
Incorporated1791
Charter1860
Government
 • MayorStephen R. Reed (D)
Area
 • City11.4 sq mi (26.9 km2)
 • Land8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2)
 • Water3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2)
 • Urban
335.4 sq mi (539.7 km2)
Elevation
320 ft (98 m)
Population
 (2010[1])
 • City49,528
 • Density6,114/sq mi (2,361/km2)
 • Urban
383,008
 • Metro
528,892
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Websitehttp://www.harrisburgpa.gov/

Harrisburg is the capital city of Pennsylvania, one of the four U.S. states called a Commonwealth of the United States. As of the 2010 census, the city has 49,528 people living in it.

Harrisburg is the county seat of Dauphin County and is on the Susquehanna River, 105 miles (169 km) northwest of Philadelphia.

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