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ABOUT INDIANA
Indiana is a U.S. state, admitted to the Union as the 19 on December 11, 1816. It is located in the Midwestern United States and Great Lakes Region, and with approximately 6.3 million residents, is ranked 16 in population and 17 in population density. Indiana is ranked 38 in land area, and is the smallest state in the continental US west of the Appalachian Mountains. Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis, the second largest of any state capital.
 
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The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, also known as the Indianapolis 500, the Indy 500 or The 500, is an American automobile race, held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The event lends its name to the IndyCar class, or formula, of open-wheel race cars that have competed in it. The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is considered one of the three most significant motorsports events in the world.
Indianapolis  /ˌɪndiəˈnæpɵlɨs/ is the capital of the US state of Indiana, and the county seat of Marion County, Indiana. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population is 829,718. It is Indiana's largest city and, as of the 2010 U.S. Census, is the 12th largest city in the U.S. , the second largest city in the Midwest, the second most populous state capital, and the most populous state capital east of the Mississippi River.
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the world's largest children's museum, is located in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Founded in 1925, the museum claims to be the fourth oldest such institution in the world. It is located in the United Northwest Area neighborhood, three miles north of Downtown Indianapolis. The current building was built in 1976, and has had six major expansions since then.
The Indianapolis 500-Mile Race, also known as the Indianapolis 500, the Indy 500 or The 500, is an American automobile race, held annually over the Memorial Day weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Speedway, Indiana. The event lends its name to the IndyCar class, or formula, of open-wheel race cars that have competed in it. The event, billed as The Greatest Spectacle in Racing, is considered one of the three most significant motorsports events in the world.
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is a U.S. National Lakeshore located in northwest Indiana and managed by the National Park Service. It was authorized by Congress in 1966. The national lakeshore runs for nearly 25 miles (40 km) along the southern shore of Lake Michigan, from Gary, Indiana, on the west to Michigan City, Indiana on the east. The park contains approximately 15,000 acres (6,100 ha).
Brown County State Park is an Indiana state park on 15,696 acres (63.52 km) near Nashville in Brown County, Indiana in the United States. The park opened to the public in 1929, and is Indiana's largest state park. It was the most visited Indiana State Park in 2008 with more than 1.3 million visitors per year. It is located along the Knobstone Escarpment and features dramatic views from its highest elevations.
The Indianapolis Museum of Art (known colloquially as the IMA) is an encyclopedic art museum located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The museum, which underwent a $74 million expansion in 2005, is located on a 152-acre (0.62 km) campus on the near northwest area outside downtown Indianapolis, northwest of Crown Hill Cemetery. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is the ninth oldest and eighth largest encyclopedic art museum in the United States.
The Indianapolis Zoo in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States, first opened to the public in 1964. Its current home in White River State Park was opened in 1988 with a size of 64 acres (260,000 m). The zoo hosts about 1.4 million visitors each year and plays a role in worldwide conservation and research, including accomplishing the world’s first successful artificial insemination of an African elephant.
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The Children's Museum of Indianapolis
The Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the world's largest children's museum, is located in the city of Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. Founded in 1925, the museum claims to be the fourth oldest such institution in the world. It is located in the United Northwest Area neighborhood, three miles north of Downtown Indianapolis. The current building was built in 1976, and has had six major expansions since then.
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The Indiana State Fair
The Indiana State Fair is an annual fair held in Indianapolis, Indiana, usually in the month of August. The first fair was held in 1881 and the 2009 fair had the highest number of attendees at 973,902. The state fair buildings and grounds are used for a variety of other shows when the fair is not being held. The largest building at the fairgrounds is the Pepsi Coliseum, formerly known as the Indiana State Fair Coliseum, where the Indiana Ice usually play.
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The Indianapolis Museum of Art
The Indianapolis Museum of Art (known colloquially as the IMA) is an encyclopedic art museum located in Indianapolis, Indiana, United States. The museum, which underwent a $74 million expansion in 2005, is located on a 152-acre (0.62 km) campus on the near northwest area outside downtown Indianapolis, northwest of Crown Hill Cemetery. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is the ninth oldest and eighth largest encyclopedic art museum in the United States.
Source: wikipedia.org