Indiana is a U.S. state located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. Map of Indiana is the 38th-largest by area with an area of 94,321 km² (36,418 sq mi). With 6.73 million people, It is the 17th-most populous of the 50 United States. Indianapolis is the state capital and largest city of Indiana.
Indiana was inhabited by Native American tribes. During the French and Indian War, the Native American tribes allied with the French Canadians. the French colonized the territory of present-day Indiana In the 18th century. On December 11, 1816, The state was joined to the United States as the 19th state.
- Capital City: Indianapolis (metro pop.) 2,014,267 (city pop.) 795,458 (2008 est.)
- Indiana Population: 6,537,334 (2012 est.) (16th)
- Currency: U.S. Dollar
- Language: English, others
- Largest Cities: (by population) Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Gary, Hammond
- Statehood: December 11, 1816 (19th state)
Political Map of Indiana
Indiana is located in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of North America. It shares borders with Ohio in the east Political Map. In the west, the Wabash River forms the southern section of its border with Illinois, in the south, the Ohio River creates the natural border with Kentucky. In the north, it shares a state line with Michigan. Indiana also has a short coastline at Lake Michigan in the northwest. The capital and the largest city of Indiana is Indianapolis.
Physical Map of Indiana
Indiana located in the Midwestern regions of North America. Physical Map of Indiana is the 38th-largest by area with an area of 94,321 km² (36,418 sq mi). With 6.73 million people, It is the 17th-most populous of the 50 United States. It borders with Lake Michigan, Michigan, Ohio, the Ohio River and Kentucky, and the Wabash River and Illinois. Indiana has a massive population of 6.73 million people (2019 est, US rank 17).
Geography Map of Indiana
Indiana occupies an area of 94,321 km² (36,418 sq mi). Hoosier Hill located in Wayne County is the highest point in the state. It has a height of 1,257 feet above sea level. Indiana can be divided into three geographical regions: Great Lakes Plains dominate the northern third of the state.
The Tipton Till Plain in the central third is the most populous region. The Southern Hills and Lowlands region is a mixture of farmland, forest, and very hilly areas. Some major rivers of Indiana are Wabash, Whitewater, Maumee, St Joseph, White, and Blue. The Wabash is the longest river in Indiana. Major Lake of Indiana is Patoka Lake, Lake Monroe, Charles C. Deam Wilderness Area.
- Land Area: (land) 35,867 sq miles (water) 550 sq miles (TOTAL) 36,417 sq miles
- Bordering States: (4) Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Illinois
- Counties: (92) Map
- Highest Point: Hoosier Hill, at 1,257 ft.
- Lowest Point: 320 ft. at the confluence of the Ohio and Wabash Rivers
Transportation Map of Indiana
Indianapolis International Airport is the busiest airport in the state. Other major airports include Evansville Regional Airport, Fort Wayne International Airport, and South Bend International Airport. The main US Interstate highways are I-64, I-65, I-265, I-465, I-865, I-69, I-469, I-70, I-74, I-80, I-90, I-94, and I-275.
Most Indiana counties use a grid-based system to identify county roads. This system replaced the older arbitrary system of road numbers and names. Indiana has more than 4,255 railroad route miles. 91 percent of the state’s railroads are operated by Class I railroads.
Cities Map of Indiana
Indianapolis is the state capital and largest city of Indiana. Major cities are Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, South Bend, Evansville, Carmel, Fishers, and Bloomington.
Anderson, Auburn, Bedford, Bloomington, Brownsburg, Carmel, Clarksville, Columbus, Connersville, Crawfordsville, Crown Point, East Chicago, Elkhart, Evansville, Fishers, Fort Wayne, Frankfort, Greensburg, Greenwood, Griffith, Hammond, Hobart, Huntington, Indianapolis, La Porte, Lafayette, Lawrence, Lebanon, Logansport, Michigan City, Mishawaka, Muncie, New Albany, New Castle, New Haven, Noblesville, Peru, Plainfield, Plymouth, Portage, Richmond, Seymour, Shelbyville, Vincennes, Wabash, Warsaw, Washington, and West Lafayette.