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Indianapolis

county seat in Marion County, Indiana, USA and Indiana federated state capital city

Indianapolis is the capital city and largest city in the state of Indiana, in the United States. In the 2000 census, it had more than 790,000 people living in it, making it one of the 15 largest cities in the country. It is the home of the Indianapolis Colts football team and the Indiana Pacers basketball team. Each May, the city hosts the "Indianapolis 500" car race.

Indianapolis
City of Indianapolis
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Flag of Indianapolis
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Nickname(s): 
Indy, The Circle City, Naptown, The Crossroads of America, The Racing Capital of the World, Amateur Sports Capital of the World, Railroad City, Capital City
Location in the state of Indiana
Location in the state of Indiana
Coordinates: 39°46′5.88″N 86°9′29.52″W / 39.7683000°N 86.1582000°W / 39.7683000; -86.1582000Coordinates: 39°46′5.88″N 86°9′29.52″W / 39.7683000°N 86.1582000°W / 39.7683000; -86.1582000
Country United States
State Indiana
CountyMarion
Founded1821
Government
 • TypeMayor-council
 • MayorGregory A. Ballard (R)
 • Governing bodyCity-County Council
Area
 • City372 sq mi (963.5 km2)
 • Land365.1 sq mi (945.6 km2)
 • Water6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)
Elevation
715 ft (218 m)
Population
(2010)[1]
 • City820,445 (14th)
 • Density2,273/sq mi (861/km2)
 • Urban
1,487,483
 • Metro
1,756,241 (33rd)
 • Demonyms
Indianapolitan, Indypolitan
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Codes
46201-46298
Area code(s)317
FIPS code18-36003[2]
Websitehttp://www.indy.gov

ReferencesEdit

  1. "American FactFinder". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-11-20.
  2. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.