Geography - United States Map

Capital - Indianapolis
Nickname. Hoosier State.
Motto. The Crossroads of America.

Population (2010 census). 6,483,802 -- rank, 14th state. Urban, 64.2%; rural, 35.8%. Persons per square mile, 154.9 (persons per square kilometers, 59.8)-- rank, 13th state.

Extent. Area, 36,185 square miles (93,719 square kilometers), including 253 square miles (655 square kilometers) of water surface (38th state in size).

Elevation. Highest, 1,257 feet (383 meters), near Fountain City; lowest, Ohio River in Posey Country, 320 feet (98 meters); average, 700 feet (213 meters).

Geographic Center. 14 miles (23 kilometers) northwest of Indianapolis.

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