Illinois (/ ˌ ɪ l ə ˈ n ɔɪ / IL-ə-NOY) is a state in the Midwestern and Great Lakes regions of the United States. It has the fifth largest gross domestic product (GDP), the sixth largest population, and the 25th largest land area of all U.S. states. Illinois has been noted as a microcosm of the entire United States.
Springfield is the capital of the U.S. state of Illinois and the county seat and largest city of Sangamon County.The city's population was 116,250 at the 2010 U.S. Census, which makes it the state's sixth most-populous city, the second largest outside of the Chicago metropolitan area (after Rockford), and the largest in central Illinois.
Edward Coles (1786–1868), second Governor of Illinois, responsible for the abolition of slavery in Illinois 53,873 508 sq mi (1,316 km 2) Cook County: 031: Chicago: 1831: Putnam County: Daniel Pope Cook (1794–1827), politician and first Attorney General of Illinois
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Illinois lii Ovtâstumstaatâi uásistaatâ. Ton uáivikaavpug lii Springfield.Stuárráámus kaavpug lii Chicago.Illinois uásistaatâst ääsih ohtsis aldeláá 12,7 miljovn olmožid (2020).
The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (U of I, Illinois, or colloquially the University of Illinois or UIUC) is a public land-grant research university in Illinois in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana. It is the flagship institution of the University of Illinois system and was founded in 1867.
Lake County is a suburban county of Chicago, situated in the northeastern corner of the U.S. state of Illinois along the shores of Lake Michigan.According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 703,462, making it the third-most populous county in Illinois after nearby Cook and DuPage Counties.
The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic began in the U.S. state of Illinois on January 24, 2020, when a woman in Chicago, who had just returned from the pandemic's place of origin in Wuhan, Hubei, China, tested positive for the virus.
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. A 581-acre (235 ha) section of the city is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the Galena Historic District.