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Welcome to Indiana and a brief overview of The Hoosier State.

Indiana, a Midwestern State, is located in the central part of the 48 "conterminous" states. Lake Michigan and the State of Michigan border Indiana on the north and Kentucky borders Indiana on the south. On the east, Indiana is bordered by Ohio and, on the west, by Illinois. The Ohio river serves as Indiana's southern border with Kentucky.

Indiana among the states

  • Statehood: December 11, 1816 (19th state)
  • Abbreviation: Ind. (traditional), IN (postal)
  • Capital: Indianapolis.
  • Size: 36,185 square miles, includes inland water (38th)
  • Coastline: None.
  • Motto: The Crossroads of America.
  • State bird: Cardinal (Cardinalis cardinalis) adopted 1933.
  • State flower: Peony (Paeonia) adopted 1957.
  • State song: "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away", words and music by Paul Dresser, adopted 1913.
  • State tree: Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) adopted 1931.

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