The Chicago map shows the detailed map and a large map of Chicago. This map of Chicago will allow you to orient yourself in Chicago in USA. The Chicago map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Chicago (Listeni/ʃɪˈkɑːɡoʊ/ or /ʃɪˈkɔːɡoʊ/) is the largest city in the US state of Illinois and the third most populous city in the United States after NYC and Los Angeles. Chicago has around 2.7 million residents. Chicago metropolitan area, sometimes called "Chicagoland" as its shown in Chicago map.
Chicago city is the county seat of Cook County, though a small portion also extends into DuPage County and with an estimated 9.8 million people as its mentioned in Chicago map. Chicago city was incorporated as a city in 1837, near a portage between the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River watershed.
Chicago notoriety has found expression in numerous forms of popular culture. Chicago has many nicknames, which reflect the impressions and opinions about historical and contemporary Chicago (see Chicago map). The best known include: "Chi-town", "Windy City," "Second City," and the "City of the Big Shoulders."
The map of downtown Chicago shows the historical center of Chicago. This downtown map of Chicago will allow you to easily plan your visit in the center of Chicago in USA. The Chicago downtown map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Downtown is the center of Chicago financial, cultural, and commercial institutions and home to Grant Park and many of Chicago skyscrapers. Many of Chicago financial institutions are located within a section of downtown called "The Loop", which is an eight-block by five-block square of city streets (see Chicago downtown map).
The term "The Loop" is largely used to refer to the entire Chicago downtown area as well. The central area includes the Near North Side, the Near South Side, and the Near West Side, as well as the Loop as its shown in Chicago downtown map. These areas of Chicago downtown contribute famous skyscrapers.
Chicago has four main sections: Downtown Chicago (which contains the Loop), the north, south, west Side as its shown in Chicago downtown map. The North Side is the most densely populated section of the city outside of Chicago downtown and many high-rises line this side of the city along the lakefront.
Chicago on USA map shows the location of the city of Chicago on the USA map. This map of Chicago in USA will allow you to easily plan your travel in Chicago in USA. Chicago on map of USA is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Chicago on USA map is the third largest in the USA, it reached its highest ever-recorded population of 3.6 million in 1950. As the 2010 census, there were 2,695,598 people in Chicago with 1,045,560 households residing within Chicago. Chicago is also one of the nation most densely populated major cities.
Chicago on the USA map is third largest convention destination. A 2011 study by Walk Score ranked Chicago the fourth most walkable of fifty largest cities in the USA. Chicago has a walkable downtown and many walkable neighborhoods, connected by great city transportation the 'L' and Metra Rail systems.
Chicago has the third largest gross metropolitan product on USA map, approximately US$532 billion according to 2010 estimates, in the first and second place after NYC and LA, respectively. Chicago has also been rated as having the most balanced economy in USA, due to its high level of diversification.
Chicago on world map shows the location of the city of Chicago in the world. Chicago on world map will allow you to easily know where is Chicago in the world. The Chicago in world map is downloadable in PDF, printable and free.
Chicago city on world map is listed as an alpha+ global city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Chicago city ranks seventh in the world on the 2012 Global Cities Index. The city of Chicago retains its status as an international hub for finance, industry (see Chicago on world map).
O'Hare International Airport is the second busiest airport in the world in terms of traffic movements. In 2008, Chicago hosted 45.6 million domestic and overseas visitors (as shown in Chicago on world map). Among metropolitan areas, Chicago has the 4th largest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the world.
In 2009, Chicago placed 9th on the UBS list of the world richest cities. Chicago is a major world financial center, with the second largest central business district in the US. Chicago on world map is the headquarters of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (the Seventh District of the Federal Reserve).