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The great state of Illinois is hometown to many sports teams such as the Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chicago Bulls, Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox and the Chicago Fire. They cover the sports of football, hockey, basketball, two different baseball teams, as well as soccer.
The very first ever McDonald’s restaurant was built and open here in Illinois and after lunch one can grab an Oreo cookie as here is the home of the world’s largest cookie and cracker factory – Nabisco and Oreo.
Getting an opportunity to see the home of Superman one would need to fly or at least watch the sky in Illinois.
Information about Illinois
State Abbreviation IL
Statehood December 3, 1818
State Capital Springfield
Number of Counties 102
State Population 12,859,995
State Population Density 231.4 (People / Square mile)
State Motto State sovereignty, national union
State Flower Violet
State Tree White oak
State Bird Cardinal
State Nickname Prairie State
State Area Codes 217, 224, 309, 312, 331, 447, 464, 618, 630, 708, 730, 773, 779, 815, 847, 872
- There was only one single building to survive the Great Chicago Fire and that was the Chicago water and pumping station.
- Here in Illinois you will be able to find the world’s first public library with more than two million books in its collection, so it might take an extra few minutes to decide what to read.
- The only post office in the world that you are able to drive thru is also in Illinois.
- The president of the Chicago Bears once filed charges against a fan for catching a fly ball and then keeping it.
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