Illinois

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State of Illinois
Flag of Illinois State seal of Illinois
Flag Èdìdí
Ìlàjẹ́: Land of Lincoln; The Prairie State
Motto(s): State sovereignty, national union
Map of the United States with Illinois highlighted
Èdè oníibiṣẹ́ English[1]
Spoken language(s) English (80.8%)
Spanish (10.9%)
Polish (1.6%)
Other (6.7%)[2]
Orúkọaráàlú Illinoisan
Olúìlú Springfield
Ìlú atóbijùlọ Chicago
Largest metro area Chicago metropolitan area
Àlà  Ipò 25th ní U.S.
 - Total 57,918 sq mi
(140,998 km2)
 - Width 210 miles (340 km)
 - Length 395 miles (629 km)
 - % water 4.0/ Negligible
 - Latitude 36° 58′ N to 42° 30′ N
 - Longitude 87° 30′ W to 91° 31′ W
Iyeèrò  Ipò 5th ní U.S.
 - Total 12,910,409 (2009 est.)[3]
Density 223.4/sq mi  (86.27/km2)
Ranked 12th in the U.S.
 - Median income  $54,124[4] (17)
Elevation  
 - Highest point Charles Mound[5]
1,235 ft (377 m)
 - Mean 600 ft  (182 m)
 - Lowest point Mississippi River[5]
279 ft (85 m)
Admission to Union  December 3, 1818 (21st)
Gómìnà Pat Quinn (D)
Ìgbákejì Gómìnà Sheila Simon
Legislature General Assembly
 - Upper house Senate
 - Lower house House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D)
Roland Burris (D)
U.S. House delegation 12 Democrats, 7 Republicans (list)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Abbreviations IL, Ill., US-IL
Website illinois.gov
Illinois State Symbols
Flag of Illinois.svg
The flag of Illinois.

Animate insignia
Amphibian Eastern Tiger Salamander
Bird Northern Cardinal
Butterfly Monarch Butterfly
Fish Bluegill
Flower Violet
Grass Big Bluestem
Mammal White-tailed deer
Reptile Painted Turtle
Tree White oak

Inanimate insignia
Dance Square dance
Food Gold Rush AppleÀdàkọ:Bull Popcorn
Fossil Tully Monster
Mineral Fluorite
Poem The Death Poem
Slogan(s) "Land of Lincoln"
Soil Drummer silty clay loam
Song(s) "Illinois"

Route marker(s)
Illinois Route Marker

State Quarter
Quarter of Illinois
Released in 2003

Lists of United States state insignia

Ipinle Illinois wa ni orile-ede Amerika.


Itokasi[àtúnṣe | àtúnṣe àmìọ̀rọ̀]

  1. "(5 ILCS 460/20) (from Ch. 1, par. 2901‑20) State Designations Act.". Illinois Compiled Statutes. Springfield, Illinois: Illinois General Assembly. 1991-09-04. http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs3.asp?ActID=132&ChapAct=5%26nbsp%3BILCS%26nbsp%3B460%2F&ChapterID=2&ChapterName=GENERAL+PROVISIONS&ActName=State+Designations+Act%2E. Retrieved 2009-04-10. "Sec. 20. Official language. The official language of the State of Illinois is English." 
  2. "Illinois Table: QT-P16; Language Spoken at Home: 2000". Data Set: Census 2000 Summary File 3 (SF 3) - Sample Data. U.S. Census Bureau. 2000. http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/QTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=04000US17&-qr_name=DEC_2000_SF3_U_QTP16&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF3_U&-_lang=en&-redoLog=false&-CONTEXT=qt. Retrieved 2009-04-10. 
  3. "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009". United States Census Bureau. http://www.census.gov/popest/states/tables/NST-EST2009-01.csv. Retrieved 2010-01-04. 
  4. "Median Household Income (In 2007 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars) Universe: Households". 2007 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates. U.S. Census Bureau. 2007. http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/GRTTable?_bm=y&-geo_id=01000US&-_box_head_nbr=R1901&-ds_name=ACS_2007_1YR_G00_&-_lang=en&-redoLog=false&-format=US-30&-mt_name=ACS_2007_1YR_G00_R1902_US30&-CONTEXT=grt. Retrieved 2009-04-09. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". U.S Geological Survey. 29 April 2005. http://erg.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/booklets/elvadist/elvadist.html#Highest. Retrieved November 6, 2006.