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Pittsburgh Links
The communities, citizens, and organizations of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania have developed some interesting and informative web pages that we  thought you might enjoy.  Here are their links.  If you would like to suggest an additional Pittsburgh link for our portal, please contact us! Also, if you're planning to visit soon, you may need to know what's going on in the news and weather.  

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  Facts
Pittsburgh, PA Population -  334,563 (2000 U.S. Census)
Population Metropolitan Pittsburgh - 2,358,695, 22nd largest metropolitan area in the U.S.  Area of City 56 sq mi/144 sq km. Area of Allegheny County (largest metro county in terms of population): 731 sq mi/1,893 sq km. 

Area Code - 412
Most suburbs have the area code 724.

Time/Temperature - (412) 391-9500.
Time Zone Eastern Standard Time - five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. When it's 8 am in Pittsburgh, it's 1pm in London and 11 pm in Sydney. Daylight Saving Time is observed.

Sales or Use Tax - 6% state sales tax plus a 1% county sales tax on most purchases, excluding items considered "essential" (such as clothing, groceries, medical supplies and prescriptions).
Hotel guests are assessed a 7% occupancy tax in Allegheny County.

City of Pittsburgh
City-County Building
414 Grant Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
(412) 255-2626