Illinois

Summary

Capital
Country
Population
5,638,591 (1910)
6,485,280 (1920)
1,711,951 (1860)
GDP (nominal)
609,570,000,000 (2007, US$)
Area
149,998 km² (57915 mi²)
People born here
 

Cryptid area of occurrence

Cryptid(s) found here
 

States and provinces

Places within
Cities within
Counties within
 

Taxonomy Subject

entry
Library of Congress Classification (F, 536, 550)
 

Military unit place of origin

Military units
 

Newspaper circulation area

Newspapers
 

Administrative Area

Administrative parent
Administrative children
Capital
 

Context name

Abbreviation
IL
Nickname
Land of Lincoln
The Prairie State
 

Bibs Location

Type
State
Country
Is clear
no
 

Flag referent

Flag
Flag of Illinois (1969-06-27)
 

Dated location

Date founded
1818-08-26
 

Organization scope

Organizations with this scope
 

Statistical region

Religions
Methodism (6, 2002)
Baptist (11, 2002)
Unemployment Rate
2006-12-01 (4.5)
2007-01-01 (4.5)
2007-02-01 (4.6)
Minimum wage
2012-01-01 (US$, 8.25, Hour)
 

Literature Subject

Works Written About This Topic
 

Employer

Employees and other personnel
Commissioner, City of Chicago Department of Housing (Brenda J. Gaines, 1983, 1985)
Deputy Chief of Staff to Harold Washington (Brenda J. Gaines, 1985, 1987)
Assistant to the Governor (Gary Skoien, 1980, 1983)
 

Administrative Division

Country
Official symbols
Tully Monster (State fossil)
White oak (State tree)
Tiger Salamander (2005, State Amphibian)
Capital
 

Political District

Representatives
Elections
 

Governmental Jurisdiction

Government positions
Government bodies
Governing officials
Governor of Illinois (Shadrach Bond, 1818-10-06, 1822-12-05, Governor)
Governor of Illinois (Edward Coles, 1822-12-05, 1826-12-06, Governor)
 

Location

Geolocation
-88.924 × 40.4298247444
Contains
Contained by
United States, with Territories
Adjoins
Time zone(s)
Events
Nearby airports
Partially contains
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