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Flag of Indiana

Name: Indiana
Proportion: 2:3 or 3:5
Adopted: May 11, 1917 (standardized in 1955)
Design: A gold torch surrounded by an outer circle of thirteen stars, an inner semi circle of five stars, and a 19th, larger, star at the top of the torch, crowned by the word 'Indiana', representing Indiana's admission to the Union as the 19th state.
Designed by: Paul Hadley
The flag of Indiana was designed by Paul Hadley and officially adopted by the state of Indiana on May 11, 1917. It was the state's first official flag and has remained unchanged since then except for the creation of a statute to standardize the production of the flag.

State of Indiana
Flag of Indiana State seal of Indiana
Flag Seal
Nickname(s):
The Hoosier State
Motto(s): The Crossroads of America
State song(s): "On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away"
Map of the United States with Indiana highlighted
Official language English
Demonym Hoosier
Capital
(and largest city)
Indianapolis
Largest metro Greater Indianapolis
Area Ranked 38th
• Total 36,418 sq mi
(94,321 km2)
• Width 140 miles (225 km)
• Length 270 miles (435 km)
• % water 1.5
• Latitude 37° 46′ N to 41° 46′ N
• Longitude 84° 47′ W to 88° 6′ W
Population Ranked 17th
• Total 6,691,878 (2018)
• Density 183/sq mi (70.7/km2)
Ranked 16th
• Median household income $54,181 (2017) (35th)
Elevation
• Highest point Hoosier Hill
1,257 ft (383 m)
• Mean 700 ft (210 m)
• Lowest point Confluence of Ohio River and Wabash River
320 ft (97 m)
Before statehood Indiana Territory
Admitted to the Union December 11, 1816 (19th)
Governor Eric Holcomb (R)
Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch (R)
Legislature General Assembly
• Upper house Indiana Senate
• Lower house Indiana House of Representatives
U.S. Senators Todd Young (R)
Mike Braun (R)
U.S. House delegation 7 Republicans,
2 Democrats (list)
Time zones
• 80 counties Eastern: UTC −5/−4
• 12 counties Central: UTC −6/−5
ISO 3166 US-IN
Abbreviations IN, Ind.
Website www.in.gov
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