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State of Illinois

State Data

Supreme Court (Courtesy of the State of Illinois)
Map of Illinois
Official Name State of Illinois
Square Miles 57,918
Population 12,830,632  (Ranked #5 in the States)
Capital Springfield  (Population 116,250)
Largest City Chicago  (Population 2,695,598)
Governor Patrick J. Quinn
Governor's Party Democrat
State Legislature Lower House: 71 Democrats 47 Republicans
Upper House: 40 Democrats 19 Republicans
U.S. Senators Mark Kirk - Republican
Richard Durbin - Democrat