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Pittsburgh — The Most Liveable City In The US Pittsburgh is the second largest city in Pennsylvania, with a population of 311,647. The seven districts around the city have a population of 2,354,957 people. The County of Allegheny, which includes Pittsburgh, is by far the largest and most prosperous. In these seven counties, there are more than 1,000 accounting firms, 40% of which are in Pittsburgh. More than half serve small businesses.
In 2005 and again in 2009, The Economist ranked Pittsburgh as the most livable city in the United States. In 2007, Pittsburgh claimed the number one spot on the Places Rated Almanac. In 2010, both Forbes Magazine and Yahoo! have Pittsburgh at the top of their list. Entrepreneur Magazine ranks Pittsburgh as one of the best for entrepreneurs.
Pittsburgh — City of Bridges. Pittsburgh is the world record holder for bridges with 446 of them completely within city limits. The bridge crosses the Allegheny River from the northeast and the Monongahela River from the southeast to form the Ohio River and the downtown area known as the Golden Triangle.
They connect the city with four surrounding areas, namely the North Side/North Hills, South Side/South Hills, East End and West End. Four interstates (I-376, I-79, I-279 and I-579), known to Pittsburghers as Parkway East, Parkway West, Parkway North and Crosstown and two major highways (Route 28 and Route 22) connect the 237 boroughs and 202 cities with each other and with Downtown Pittsburgh.
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