Non calor sed umor est qui nobis incommodat.
(It's not the heat, it's the humidity.)
Indiana: The Hoosier State
Capital City: Indianapolis
Location: 39.77640 N, 086.14619 W
Bird: The Cardinal - Adopted 1933
Border States: Illinois - Kentucky - Michigan - Ohio
-Agriculture: Corn, soybeans, hogs, cattle, dairy products, eggs.
-Industry: Steel, electric equipment, transportation equipment, chemical products, petroleum and coal products, machinery.
Flower: The Peony - Adopted 1957
Geology: Land Area; 35,936 sq. mi.; 38 th
Highest Point: Hoosier Hill; 1257 feet
Inland water: 253 sq.mi.
Largest City: Indianapolis
Lowest Point: Southwest boundary; 320 feet
Motto: "The Crossroads of America" Adopted 1937Nickname: Hoosier State
Origin of state's name: "Land of the Indians"
Population: 6,570,902; 16th - 7/2010
Song: "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away"
Tree: The Tulip tree (Liriodendron tulipifera) Adopted 1931State casserole.
State casserole: consists of canned green beans, Campbell 's cream of mushroom soup, and dried onions.
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Guidelines For Understanding "The Hoosier Culture"
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