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Maps of Illinois provide information on the different cities and land features in the state of Illinois. Check out our interactive maps of Illinois.

Bloomington

Bloomington

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Champaign

Champaign

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Chicago

Chicago

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Decatur

Decatur

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Peoria

Peoria

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Rockford

Rockford

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Springfield

Springfield

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Capital Springfield
Area 56,345 sq mi
145,934 sq km
Population
(2000 census)
12,419,293
Major Cities
(2000 census)
Chicago (2,896,016), Rockford (150,115),
Aurora (142,990), Napierville (128,358),
Peoria (112,936), Springfield (111,454)
Major Rivers Mississippi, Ohio, Illinois, Wabash, Rock, Sangamon
Highest Point Charles Mound
1,235 feet
376 meters
Industry machinery, food processing, chemicals, electrical equipment, printing and publishing, fabricated metal products
Agriculture corn, soybeans, hogs, beef cattle, milk, wheat
Minerals and Resources coal, petroleum, crushed stone, sand and gravel, lime, zinc

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Geography of Illinois

Illinois, one of the Midwestern states of the United States. It is bounded by Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Iowa.

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History of Illinois

At least 10,000 years ago, prehistoric people came to what is now Illinois. Archeological excavations at the Koster Site in the lower Illinois River valley have revealed evidence of almost continuous habitation there by advanced Indian cultures from about 8000 B.C.