Indiana is a U.S. state, admitted to the Union as the 19th on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region, and with approximately 6.3 million residents, is ranked 16th in population and 17th in population density. Indiana is ranked 38th in land area, and is the smallest state in the continental US west of the Appalachian Mountains. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis, the second largest of any state capital.
Also known as : The Hoosier State, Crossroads of America
Capital : Indianapolis
Largest city : Indianapolis
Population : 6 080 485
Abbreviation : IN
Main cities : Indianapolis, South Bend, Fort Wayne, Evansville, Lafayette, Terre-Haute, Gary