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Indiana is located in the North-Central portion of the United States and is the smallest of the 12 midwestern states in which it ranks 38th in size among the 50 states. Indiana's is comprised of 35,932 square miles of land and 253 square miles of water. Indiana has basically has two types of terrain one being slightly rolling land in the northern sections of the state and rugged hills in the southern section of the state. The highest point in Indiana is 1,257 feet above sea level and the lowest point is the Ohio River which is 320 feet above sea level.

Entered the Union: December 11,1816 (19th State)

Indiana Capital City: Indianapolis

Lagest Cities in Indiana: Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, Evansville, South Bend, Hammond, Bloomington, Gary, Carmel, Fishers, Muncie

Bordering States: Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio

Indiana 2013 Population (Estimate): 6,570,902

Indiana 2010 Population (Estimate): 6,483,797

Origin of State Name: Meaning “land of Indians”

State Motto: The Crossroads of America

Indiana Nickname: Hoosier State

Professional Sports Teams in Indiana: Indianapolis Colts (NFL) - Indianapolis, Indiana Fever (WNBA) - Indianapolis, Indiana Firebirds (AFL) - Indianapolis, Indiana Pacers (NBA) - Indianapolis

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