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Where is Chicago Located



As shown in the given Chicago location map that Chicago is located in the south-eastern tip of Lake Michigan in the north of Illinois State of the United States.



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Where is Chicago
Location Map of Chicago on Illinois, US map
Chicago is the largest city of Illinois and third largest city of the United States after New York and Los Angeles. Chicago was founded in the year 1833 in between the Lake Michigan and Mississippi River watershed. In the passage of time, city has experienced the tremendous growth; at present, it is the major hub for industry and telecommunications. Above all, the O'Hare International Airport is the second busiest airport, in terms of the traffic movements in the world.

Furthermore, the city is the center of business and finance and ranked as the world's top ten Global Financial Centers. Additionally, Chicago is listed as "alpha world city" by the World Cities Study Group at Loughborough University. Chicago is also ranked as 5th most powerful city by the Forbes.
Interestingly, Chicago has various nicknames including "Chi-town", "Windy City", "Second City," the "City of Big Shoulders", and "American of big cities".

Interesting Facts about Chicago


Country: United States
State: Illinois
Location: on the south-east tip of Lake Michigan
Incorporated: March 4, 1837
Area (metro): 10,874 sq mi
Area codes: 312, 773, & 872
Climate: Humid Continental Climate