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State o Illinois
Banner o Illinois State seal o Illinois
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): Laund o Lincoln; The Prairie State
Motto(s): State sovereignty, naitional union
Cairt o the United States wi Illinois heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis[1]
Spoken leids Inglis (80.8%)
Spaingie (14.9%)
Ither (5.1%)
Demonym Illinoisan
Caipital Springfield
Lairgest ceety  Chicago
Lairgest metro Chicago metropolitan aurie
Aurie Ranked 25t
 • Tot 57,914 sq mi
(149,932 km2)
 • Width 210 miles (338 km)
 • Lenth 390 miles (628 km)
 • % watter 3.99
 • Latitude 36° 58′ N tae 42° 30′ N
 • Longitude 87° 30′ W tae 91° 31′ W
Population Ranked 6t
 • Tot 12,801,539 (2016 est)[2]
 • Density 232/sq mi  (89.4/km2)
Ranked 12t
 • Median hoosehauld income $60,413[3] (19t)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Charles Mound[4][5][6]
1,235 ft (376.4 m)
 • Mean 600 ft  (180 m)
 • Lawest pynt Confluence o Mississippi River an Ohio River[5][6]
280 ft (85 m)
Afore statehuid Illinois Territory
Admission to Union December 3, 1818 (21st)
Govrenor Bruce Rauner (R)
Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Sanguinetti (R)
Legislatur General Assembly
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Dick Durbin (D)
Tammy Duckworth (D)
U.S. Hoose delegation 11 Democrats, 7 Republicans (leet)
Time zone Central: UTC -6/-5
ISO 3166 US-IL
Abbreviations IL, Ill.
Wabsteid www.illinois.gov

Illinois is a American state.

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  1. "(5 ILCS 460/20) (from Ch. 1, par. 2901‑20) State Designations Act". Illinois Compiled Statutes. Springfield, Illinois: Illinois General Assembly. September 4, 1991. Retrieved Aprile 10, 2009. Sec. 20. Official language. The official language of the State of Illinois is English. 
  2. Utah is Nation’s Fastest-Growing State, Census Bureau Reports
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016. 
  4. "Charles". NGS data sheet. U.S. National Geodetic Survey. http://www.ngs.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/ds_mark.prl?PidBox=NJ0855. Retrieved October 20, 2011. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on November 2, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Elevation adjuisted tae North American Vertical Datum o 1988.

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Coordinates: 40°N 89°W / 40°N 89°W / 40; -89