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Philadelphia is Pennsylvania’s largest city and has a vibrant banking industry and a large economy; it is also home to seven Fortune 1000 companies. The historical city was founded in 1682 by William Penn and is now home to over 1.5 million people. It boasts many museums and cultural institutions, as well as 67 national landmarks, including Independence Hall.

Nestled within Philadelphia are the headquarters of more than 125 banks and 190 credit unions. The city's oldest remaining bank is PNC Bank, which was originally established in 1804. Some of the other notable banking institutions headquartered in the Philadelphia metropolitan area include Citizens Bank Of Pennsylvania, TD Bank, Chase Bank USA, National Association, and Sovereign Bank. The area boasts an enormous number of bank branches, around 3,850. These branches hail from more than 225 credit unions and 195 banks. The city is also home to The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, which helps to design and implement monetary policy and supervises both banks and bank holding companies.

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