Illinois State Information And State Map

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Illinois State Information And State Map, Illinois a mid western state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west. “the Prairie State,” marked by farmland, forests, rolling hills and wetlands. Chicago, largest cities in the U.S, is in the northeast on the shores of Lake Michigan.

Illinois State Information And State Map

State of Illinois
Flag of IllinoisState seal of Illinois
FlagSeal
Nickname(s):

Land of Lincoln, Prairie State
Motto(s)State Sovereignty, National Union
State song(s): “Illinois
Illinois State Information And State Map

Illinois State Information And State Map

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Official languageEnglish
Spoken languagesEnglish (80.8%)
Spanish (14.9%)
Other (5.1%)
DemonymIllinoisan
CapitalSpringfield
Largest cityChicago
Largest metroGreater Chicago
AreaRanked 25th
 • Total57,914 sq mi
(149,997 km2)
 • Width210 miles (338 km)
 • Length390 miles (628 km)
 • % water3.99
 • Latitude36° 58′ N to 42° 30′ N
 • Longitude87° 30′ W to 91° 31′ W
PopulationRanked 6th
 • Total12,741,080 (2018)
 • Density232/sq mi  (89.4/km2)
Ranked 12th
 • Median household income$62,992 (2017)  (17th)
Elevation
 • Highest pointCharles Mound
1,235 ft (376.4 m)
 • Mean600 ft  (180 m)
 • Lowest pointConfluence of Mississippi River and Ohio River
280 ft (85 m)
Before statehoodIllinois Territory
Admitted to the UnionDecember 3, 1818 (21st)
GovernorJ. B. Pritzker (D)
Lieutenant GovernorJuliana Stratton (D)
LegislatureIllinois General Assembly
 • Upper houseSenate
 • Lower houseHouse of Representatives
U.S. SenatorsDick Durbin (D)
Tammy Duckworth (D)
U.S. House delegation13 Democrats
5 Republicans
Time zoneCentralUTC -6/-5
ISO 3166US-IL
AbbreviationsILIll.
Websitewww2.illinois.gov

Illinois State Information And State Map

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