Indiana: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Petr Novák

Indiana is a smaller state in the Midwest. Despite its size, it is home to several sports clubs and events. It is home to the NBA’s Indiana Pacers basketball team, the WNBA’s women’s equivalent of the Indiana Fever, and the Indianapolis Colts American football team. It is the site of the famous Indianapolis 500 mile car race (Indy 500).

Indiana: Map, Largest Cities & What to See

Map of Indiana / Where is Indiana?

Table of Contents
  1. Basic Information About Indiana
  2. What to See in the State of Indiana
  3. Fun Facts about Indiana
  4. Indiana Weather
  5. Largest Cities in Indiana
  6. Food Prices in Indiana
  7. State Symbols of Indiana

Basic Information About Indiana

  • State Name: Indiana
  • State Abbreviation: IN
  • Capital: Indianapolis
  • Largest City: Indianapolis
  • Area: 94,321 km2 (38th largest U.S. state)
  • Population: 6,732,219 (17th highest in the U.S.)
  • Time Zone: EST (UTC-5) in most of the state and EDT (UTC-4) in the summer, CST (UTC-6) in most of Indiana and CDT (UTC-5) in the summer
  • More Information: Speed Limits in Indiana, Current Time in Indiana, Minimum Wage in Indiana

What to See in the State of Indiana

  1. Indiana Dunes National Park
  2. Children’s Museum of Indianapolis
  3. ZOO in Fort Wayne
  4. Victory Field Stadium in Indianapolis
  5. Sacred Heart Basilica in South Bend
  6. Indianapolis Motor Speedway Automobile Museum
  7. Brown County State Park
  8. Turkey Run State Park
  9. Marengo Cave Cave
  10. Indianapolis Zoo

For tips on other sights and places of interest in Indiana, post them in the discussion.

Fun Facts about Indiana

Date of Indiana’s Entry into the Union

December 11, 1816 (19th in order)

Indiana state nickname

The Hoosier State

The Highest Mountain in Indiana

Hoosier Hill (383 metres)

Rivers in Indiana

  1. Ohio River (1,579 km)
  2. Wabash River (810 km)
  3. White River (583 km)
  4. St. Joseph River (332 km)
  5. East Fork White River (309 km)

Airports in Indiana

  1. Indianapolis International Airport
  2. South Bend International Airport
  3. Fort Wayne International Airport
  4. Evansville Regional Airport
  5. Gary-Chicago International Airport

Indiana Sports Teams

  • NFL (American football): Indianapolis Colts
  • MLB (baseball): no team
  • MLS (football): no team
  • NHL (ice hockey): no team
  • NBA (basketball): Indiana Pacers

Universities in Indiana

  • Purdue University
  • University of Notre Dame
  • Indiana University Bloomington

ZIP codes


Weather in Indiana | Average Temperatures Indiana | Average Precipitation Indiana

Indiana Weather

Indiana is characterized by summers with temperatures between 20°C – 30°C and frequent rain. On some days, temperatures can rise well above this threshold, most often in the very south of the state. Winters in Indiana tend to be cold, with average temperatures in January around -4 °C.

In terms of natural disasters, Indiana is occasionally plagued by tornadoes.

Current Forecasts:

Largest Cities in Indiana

# City Population Map
1 Indianapolis 876,384 Show on Map
2 Fort Wayne 270,402 Show on Map
3 Evansville 117,979 Show on Map
4 South Bend 102,026 Show on Map
5 Carmel 101,068 Show on Map
6 Fishers 95,310 Show on Map
7 Bloomington 85,755 Show on Map
8 Hammond 75,522 Show on Map
9 Gary 74,879 Show on Map
10 Lafayette 71,721 Show on Map

Food Prices in Indiana

  • McDonalds Restaurant McMeal prices: $7.00
  • Restaurant draft beer (0.5L): $4.25
  • Cappuccino in restaurant: $3.52
  • Coca-Cola in restaurant (0.33 l): $1.67
  • Milk (1 l): $0.65
  • Bread (500 g): $2.07
  • Rice (1 kg): $3.35
  • Egg (12 pcs): $1.42
  • Cheese (1 kg): $8.50
  • Boneless chicken breast (1 kg): $6.29
  • Beef Loin (1 kg): $12.20
  • Apples (1 kg): $4.94
  • Bananas (1 kg): $1.93
  • Oranges (1 kg): $4.42
  • Tomatoes (1 kg): $3.93
  • Potatoes (1 kg): $2.97
  • Water (1.5 l bottle): $1.52
  • Bottle beer (0.5 l bottle): $2.46
  • Pack of Marlboro cigarettes: $6.53

Grocery prices in the city of Indianapolis effective January 2021. Take these as a guide, they vary widely from store to store. Tax is included in the price.

Indiana Flag | Indiana State Emblem

State Symbols of Indiana

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