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Capital: Indianapolis
Nickname: The Hoosier State
Inhabitants: 6.7 million
Largest city: Indianapolis
Airport: (IND) Indianapolis International
Fun Fact: A ‘Hoosier’ is a man who carries corn and refers to the days when Indiana was big in corn. Today it is the 5th largest producer in America.
About Indiana
The state of Indiana resembles Illinois in many ways. To the north is Indiana on Lake Michigan. Several neighborhoods of the city of Chicago are actually located in the state of Indiana. The capital Indianapolis is located approximately in the middle of the state and is famous for its Indycar races. Indianapolis is the 15th largest city in America. Like Illinois, Indiana is a large agricultural state with hundreds of miles of farmland. Indiana Dunes National Park, on Lake Michigan, consists of dunes, swamps and 15 miles of protected beaches. In the village of Santa Claus and in the post office of Santa Claus, all letters to Santa Claus have been answered by his elves since 1914. In the state of Indiana you will also find one of the largest Amish communities around the villages of Middlebury and Shipshewana. See mcat-test-centers for a list of 2-year colleges in Indiana including private technical schools and public community colleges within the state of Indiana.

Brief History of Indiana

Population: 6 516.922 thousand people (2011) Area: 94321.0 sq. km On the territory of Indiana, before the arrival of Europeans, Indian peoples lived (Potawatomi, Delaware, Miami and others), and until about 1500, in the Ohio River Valley, the Indians of the “Mississippian culture”, also called “mound builders” lived. In 1679, RenĂ© de La Salem explored… Read More »