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Indianapolis, Indiana (IN)

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Where is the Capital of Indiana?
The Map of Indiana (IN) shows the location of the state capital in the "Hoosier State". Indiana has 92 counties, and the capital of the State is Indianapolis. On a map, the capital city is always indicated by a star. Interesting fun facts about Indianapolis including its history, location, county, current population, size of the city and the nickname of Indianapolis, Indiana.


The Map of Indiana and map provides an outline of the state, which covers 36,420 square miles. The size of the state's capital city, Indianapolis, is 368.1 square miles. Test your recognition skills of the map of the state, and knowledge of its capital, with our State Maps Quiz Game.

Map of Indiana


Where is Indianapolis located?
The location of Indianapolis is on the White River, near the center of the state. The city is located in Marion county, Indiana.

Capital of Indiana - Indianapolis
Each of the 50 states have their own capital city. The city of Indianapolis is the capital of the state. The capital does not have to be the largest city in the state, but is usually centrally located either geographically or by population.

The capital is the prominent city, in a political sense, as being the seat of the general government of the state where the state legislature, senate, governor, mayor and other state offices are located.

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Where is Indiana? (IN)

The State of Indiana is located the north central United States.


History & Facts on Indianapolis, the Capital of Indiana
The History and Fast, fun facts about Indianapolis, the capital city of Indiana:

History & Facts about Indianapolis, Indiana - Fast Fact Sheet

Fact 1: The Capital of the State is Indianapolis, which is the Largest City

Fact 2: The state covers 36,420 square miles and the size of the capital is 368.1 square miles
Fact 3: The population of the capital city - 844,220. Nickname India-no-place and Naptown
Fact 4: It is the county seat of Marion county, Indiana

Fact 5: In 1825 Indianapolis becomes state capital of Indiana

Fact 6: History - The city acquired access to the National Road in 1830, and was reached by its first railroad in 1847

Fact 7: History - In 1911 the Indianapolis Motor Speedwayhosted its first 500-mile race in 1911

Fact 8: History - Elvis Presley performed his last concert in Indianapolis in June 1977.

Fact 9: Indianapolis is second only to Washington D.C. in terms of its number of monuments and memorials

Fact 10: Forbes ranks Indianapolis as one of the Top 25 Shopping cities with 5,955 retail locations in 18 different shopping centers

History & Facts about Indianapolis, Indiana - Fast Fact Sheet

Facts about the Population of Indianapolis, Indiana
The number of people, or the population of the capital city of Indianapolis, obviously changes constantly but the government statistics for the 2012 population of Indianapolis was 844,220, which provides a good indication of the number of inhabitants of the city.

Indianapolis, Indiana - Homework Help for Kids
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