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Capital City:

Springfield

Statehood:

December 3, 1818 (21th)

Population:

12,214,000

Nickname:

Land of Lincoln / Prairie State

Motto:

State sovereignty, national union.

Origin of State Name:

French version of an Algonquin Indian for "warriors"

Counties:

102

Largest Cities:

Chicago, Rockford, Aurora, Springfield, Peoria

Border States:

Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Kentucky, Missouri, Wisconsin

Land Area:

55,646 sq. mi.; 24th largest

Highest Point:

Charles Mound, 1,235 ft.

Lowest Point:

Mississippi River, 279 ft.

State Bird:

Cardinal

State Flower:

Native Violet (viola)

State Tree:

White Oak (quercus alba)

State Song:

Illinois

State Web Site:

www.state.il.us


For more websites on Illinois check out Illinois Links.

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