Its capital and largest city is Indianapolis. Indiana was admitted to the United States as the nineteenth state on December 11, 1816.It borders Lake Michigan. Indiana, one of the 50 states in the U.S. It is located in the Mid-Atlantic region in the northeastern part of the United States.
It is located at a latitude of 39.0458° N and a longitude of 76.6413° W. The state of Indiana is located at coordinates 40.0° N, 86.0° W. Indiana shares its northern border with Michigan, eastern border with Ohio, southern and southeastern border with Kentucky and western border with Illinois. The total length of the limit is 1696 miles.
Indiana extends more than 160 miles in an east-west direction and 280 miles in a north-south direction. While Indiana has committed to increasing the use of renewable resources such as wind, hydro, biomass or solar energy, progress has been very slow, mainly due to the continued abundance of coal in southern Indiana. The largest educational institution is Indiana University, whose flagship campus was approved as an Indiana Seminary in 1820. Later, ownership of the claim was transferred to Indiana Land Company, the first recorded use of the word Indiana.
Slavery in Indiana was prohibited, however, this law did not apply to slaveholders who lived in Indiana before the constitution came into force. The governor of Indiana serves as the executive director of the state and has the authority to administer government as set forth in the Indiana Constitution. The other three independent state universities are Vincennes University (founded in 1801 by the Indiana Territory), Ball State University (191) and Southern Indiana University (1965 as ISU — Evansville). In northwest Indiana there are several ridges and sand dunes, some of which reach nearly 200 feet in height; most of them are found in Indiana Dunes National Park.
Indiana was the first Western state to mobilize for the United States in the war, and Indiana's soldiers participated in every major clash of the war. As you can see on the location map of the state of Indiana USA. Indiana is located in the Great Lakes region of the U.S. UU.