Philadelphia is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, with a population of 1,526,006, according to the 2010 U.S. Census. Popular nicknames for Philadelphia are Philly and The City of Brotherly Love.
The city is known for its hoagies, scrapple, soft pretzels, water ice, Tastykake, and is home to the cheesesteak. Be sure a visit the two most famous cheesesteak vendors in Philly, Pat's and Geno's. These two vendor have a highly publicized rivalry and are located across the street from each other on 9th Street and Passyunk Avenue in South Philadelphia.
Education in Philadelphia is provided by many private and public institutions. The School District of Philadelphia runs the city's public schools. The Philadelphia School District is the eighth largest school district in the United States with 163,064 students in 347 public and charter schools.
July averages 77.6 °F (25.3 °C), although heat waves accompanied by high humidity are frequent with highs above 95 °F (35 °C).