Pennsylvania, one of the eastern states of the United States. It is bordered by New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, West Virginia, and Ohio. The state is approximately rectangular in shape.
Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest state. It has an area of 46,058 square miles (119,291 km 2), of which 1,239 square miles (3,208 km 2)are inland water. The state's greatest length (east-west) is about 310 miles (500 km); its maximum width (north-south), 170 miles (270 km).Pennsylvania's state bird is the ruffed grouse.