Are you from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania? Did you know all these cool facts about your city? 

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16 Cool Facts ABout Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Everyone Should Know

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1) Pittsburgh was founded in November 27, 1758

2) Pittsburgh is named after William Pitt.

3) It has a population of 2,659,937

4) Its the second-largest in Pennsylvania and the 20th-largest in the U.S

5) known as “the Steel City” for its more than 300 steel-related businesses,

6) known as the “City of Bridges” for its 446 bridges

7) In 2015, Pittsburgh was listed among the “eleven most livable cities in the world

8) Google, Apple, Bosch, Facebook, Uber, Nokia, Autodesk, and IBM are among 1,600 technology firms generating $20.7 billion in annual Pittsburgh payrolls

9) home to 68 colleges and universities

10) Pittsburgh Steelers won championships in 1974, 1975, 1978, 1979, 2005, and 2008. (Ah, that proud moment)

11) have won the most Super Bowls in the NFL

12) Pittsburgh became “Gotham City” in 2011 during filming of The Dark Knight Rises.

13) First Polio Vaccine was invented at University of Pittsburgh

14) The first Ferris Wheel was invented by native Pittsburgher George W. Ferris.

15) Clark bar, Klondike Bar, and Heinz Ketchup all originated in Pittsburgh.

16) The smiley face (yes, the very popular emoji that we use everyday in text messges) was created in 1980 by Carnegie Mellon University

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