Illinois, United States

Illinois, United States

Country USA
Capital city Springfield
Area 149,400 km²
Population 12,812,508 people (2020)
85.8 people/km²
Governor Bruce Rauner (Republican)
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
ZIP code IL
ISO 3166-2 US-IL
Official site www.illinois.gov
Illinois

Illinois (also Illinois or Illinois) (in English: Illinois, pronounced Illinoi) is a state in the United States of America. Its capital is Springfield.

It has a population of 12,859,995 (2015). Its total area is 140,998 km². ZIP Code IL.

Illinois became the 21st US state in 1818.

Geography

Illinois’ neighboring states are Indiana to the east, Wisconsin to the north, Missouri and Iowa to the west, and Kentucky to the south.

Administrative division

Cities

With a population of more than 1,000,000:

  • Chicago

With a population of 100,000 to 1,000,000:

  • Aurora
  • Peoria
  • Rockford
  • Springfield

With a population of 10,000 to 100,000 people:

  • Evanston
  • Quincy
  • Maywood
  • Moline
  • Morris
  • Pontiac
  • Harrisburg
  • Champagne
  • Urbana

Counties

Illinois consists of 102 counties:

  1. Adams
  2. Alexander
  3. Bond
  4. Brown
  5. Bun
  6. Desk
  7. Washington
  8. Vermilion
  9. Gallatin
  10. Green
  11. Grundy
  12. DeWitt
  13. Jackson
  14. Jasper
  15. Jefferson
  16. Joe Davis
  17. Johnson
  18. Jersey
  19. Dikalb
  20. DuPage
  21. Douglas
  22. Edgar
  23. Edwards
  24. Effingham
  25. Mohawk
  26. Calhoun
  27. Kankakee
  28. Cas
  29. Kane
  30. Kendall
  31. Carol
  32. Clark
  33. Clay
  34. Clinton
  35. Coles
  36. Christian
  37. Crawford
  38. Cook
  39. Cumberland
  40. LaSalle
  41. Lake
  42. Livingston
  43. Lee
  44. Logan
  45. Lawrence
  46. McDonough
  47. McLean
  48. Macoupin
  49. McHenry
  50. Marion
  51. Marshall
  52. Massacre
  53. Madison
  54. Macon
  55. Mason
  56. Menard
  57. Moltrey
  58. Monroe
  59. Montgomery
  60. Morgan
  61. Mercer
  62. Knox
  63. Angle
  64. Pike
  65. The pie
  66. Peoria
  67. Perry
  68. Pope
  69. Pulaski
  70. Putnam
  71. Randolph
  72. Richland
  73. Rock Island
  74. Salin
  75. Sangamon
  76. St. Clair
  77. Scott
  78. Stark
  79. Stevenson
  80. Tazewell
  81. White
  82. Whiteside
  83. Woodford
  84. Will
  85. Williamson
  86. Wayne
  87. Winnebago
  88. Wobash
  89. Warren
  90. Fayette
  91. Ford
  92. Franklin
  93. Fulton
  94. Hamilton
  95. Hancock
  96. Hardin
  97. Henderson
  98. Henry
  99. Champagne
  100. Shelby
  101. Schuyler
  102. Union

Population

Main article: Population of Illinois

year Population
1800 2458
1810 12,282
1820 55 211
1830 157,445
1840 476 183
1850 851 470
1860 1,711,951
1870 2,539,891
1880 3,077,871
1890 3,826,352
1900 4,821,550
1910 5,638,591
1920 6,485,280
1930 7,630,654
1940 7,897,241
1950 8,712,176
1960 10,081,158
1970 11,113,976
1980 11,426,518
1990 11,430,602
2000 12,419,293
2006 12,831,970

Races

White Americans:

  • 80.71% (2000)
  • 80.34% (2005)

African Americans:

  • 15.73% (2000)
  • 15.63% (2005)

Asians:

  • 3.84% (2000)
  • 4.45% (2005)

Ethnic composition

(2000)

  • 21.1% – Germans
  • 14.8% – African Americans
  • 14.7% – Hispanic
  • 13.0% – Irish
  • 7.9% – Poles
  • 7.0% – English
  • 6.6% – Italians
  • 4.2% – Asians
Population density in Illinois

Religion

  • 80% – Christians (49% – Protestants, 30% – Catholics, 12% – Baptist, 7% – Lutherans, 7% – Methodists, 3 – Presbyterianism, 20% – other Christian religions)
  • 16% – atheists
  • 4% – other religions

Economics

Main article: Economy of Illinois

Prominent higher education institutions

State

  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign – University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • University of Illinois at Chicago – University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Illinois State University – Illinois State University
  • Southern Illinois University – Southern Illinois University

Private

  • University of Chicago – University of Chicago
  • Northwestern University – Northwestern University

Springfield (IL)

Country USA
State Illinois
Area 171.91 km²
Highness height 182 m
Population 114,394 people (April 1, 2020)
ZIP code 62701
Telephone code 217, 447
Official site www.springfield.il.us
Springfield

Abraham Lincoln House in Springfield, where the US President lived for 17 years.

Springfield (in English: Springfield) is a city and the capital of the state of Illinois in the USA. Springfield has a population of 115,668 (2005) and a total area of ​​156.20 km² (60.30 mi²). Springfield was founded in 1819 and incorporated as a city in 1840.

Personalities

  • Abraham Lincoln, the sixteenth president of the United States

Twin Cities

  • Killarney, Ireland
  • Philach, Austria
  • San Pedro, Mexico
  • Ashikaga, Japan

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