- Capital City: Indianapolis
(metro pop.) 2,014,267
(city pop.) 795,458 (2008 est.)
- Indiana Population: 6,537,334 (2012 est.)
- Indiana Population: (per square mile)
- U.S. State Populations: (all states)
- Currency: U.S. Dollar (conversion rates)
all u.s. currency (banknotes)
- Indiana Quarter:The Indiana quarter was the fourth
quarter of 2002 and the 19th quarter released in the United States
Mint's 50 State Quarters® Program.
Indiana was admitted into the Union on December 11, 1816
becoming our Nation's 19th State. The Indiana quarter is representative
of the state's famous Indianapolis 500 automobile race.
The quarter's design features the image of a racecar
superimposed on the outline of the state. An inscription across the
face reads "Crossroads of America". The design also features 19 stars
signifying Indiana as the 19th state.
The Indianapolis 500 is the oldest auto race in the world. It
has been run every year since 1911 except during the two World Wars. Additional details
- Indianapolis Facts
- Land Sizes
- Language: English, others
- Largest Cities: (by population) Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Gary, Hammond
- Name: The name Indiana, meaning Land of Indians, was given by the U. S. Congress when the Indiana Territory was established.
- Statehood: December 11, 1816 (19th state)