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|pointed name:|| The Hoosier state|
(The Hoosier State)
|rank (within the USA):||38|
|altogether:||94,321 km ²|
|country:||92,897 km ²|
|water (%):||1,424 km ² (1.51%)|
|rank (within thatThe USA):||14|
|density:||66 E./km ²|
|since:||11. December 1816|
|time belt:|| Eastern: UTC-5|
cent ral: UTC-6/-5
|degree of latitude:||37°47'N to 41°46'N|
|degree of longitude:||84°49'W to 88°4'W|
|highest situation:||383 m|
|average situation:||210 m|
|deepest situation:||98 m|
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1679 entered French researchers from the north the country. Starting from 1763 the country fell to the British, who hardly used it for the time being. 1787 became Indiana part of the northwest territory. 1800 became the northwest territory on the sizethe future Federal State Ohio makes smaller, and the remainder (inclusive the future Federal State Indiana) became its own territory, with the name “Indiana territory”. With the creation 1805 of the Michigan territory and 1809 of the Illinois territory were reduced the Indiana territory to the surface of the today's Federal State. Indiana stepped thatUnion 1816 as 19. State.
Indiana is limited in the north by the Michigan lake and by the Federal State Michigan, in the east by Ohio, and in the south Indiana with Kentucky Ohio River divides as border river, in the west is appropriate for Illinois. Highest point in Indiana is Franklin Township in the Wayne County (428 m).
Indianas number of inhabitants is 2003 about 6.195.643, of it 85.8% white (under it 22.7% with German ancestors), 8.4 black ones and Afro Americans, to 3.5% Hispanics,1.0% Asian, 0.3% Indian (approx. 13.000). Constant Zuwanderung comes particularly from Asia (30,000 Asians) and Latin America (100,000 Latinos).
Indiana is predominant a state with small urbanisation and therefore towns and central centers. The largest city and capital are Indianapolis at the same time, where one thatfamous-constant motorraces of the world, which take place Brickyard so mentioned of Indianapolis over 500 miles annually.
|South Bend||Saint Joseph||Vigo||struck|
Indianas most important sector of the economy is the agriculture. Thosemost important agricultural products of the state are corn, soy beans, wheat, tobacco, pigs, cattle, dairy products and eggs. Industrielle of products are steel, electronics, logistics equipment, chemical products, refined oil, products of coal and mechanical engineering.
|The Hoosier State|
|state bird:||Red cardinal|
|state song:|| “On the bank|
OF the Wabash,
far Away "
|state tree:||Tulip tree|
Indiana is one of 3 US Federal States, which the summer time did not introduce. Exceptions for this are the Counties at the west border to Illinois (LaPorte, Porter, and Lake Counties in the metropolitan areaof Chicago, as well as Spencer, Warrick, Vanderburgh, Posey and Gibson Counties in the southwest point of the state around Evansville), those the cent ral Time inclusive Follow summer time (UTC-6 cent ral standard Time/UTC-5 cent ral Daylight Savings Time). The remainder of the state remains the whole year over on EasternStandard Time (UTC-5). Unofficially however some inhabitants of the border areas place around Cincinnati (Ohio) and/or. Louisville (Kentucky) their clocks nevertheless still in the summer on UTC-4 (Eastern Daylight Savings Time) over, particularly if they oscillate vocationally in these Federal States. To 28. April 2005the parliament decided from Indiana that all Counties, starting from 2006, is to consider in the future summer time.
Indiana is also the name of a city in Pennsylvania; Indiana (Pennsylvania) compares.
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