Indianapolis is the capital of the state of Indiana in the United States. With over 780,000 inhabitants, Indianapolis is the 12th largest city in the United States.
The city of Indianapolis was built in 1821. The state of Indiana wanted to build a capital following the example of Washington. That is why in Indianapolis, all the main roads also connect in the central roundabout, the so-called Monument Circle. The city of Indianapolis did not begin to develop and grow until 1847, when the Chicago-Cincinnati Railway was built. The central location of Indianapolis between these 2 cities also contributed a lot to the Indianapolis loom. Today, Indianapolis is the political as well as the economic center of the state of Indiana.
Indianapolis is located in the midwestern United States. Indianapolis is located in the Central Till Plains region. The city is also divided by 2 rivers, the White River and the Fall Creek. The valley in which the City is located is totally flat and at short distances no changes in altitude can be noticed at all and there is a feeling that everything is totally flat. This is not wrong either, because the difference from the bottom and at most is only 78 m.
Indianapolis is located at an altitude of 218 m.
According to the 2010 census, the population is 820,445, which is 38,575 (4.9%) more than in 2000.
500 miles from Indianapolis