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Illinois, the name from the Indian language, its meaning is Men or Warriors.
Illinois state is Springfield, located in the west, a population of ninety
thousand. Metropolitan Chicago in the northeast corner of the state, according
to the population of 3 million 300 thousand people in recent years, nearly 7
million people in large urban areas, as the United States second metropolitan.
By the Chicago North through the St. Lawrence Seaway, up to the Atlantic; to the
south, the Mississippi River, up to the Gulf of Mexico.
Illinois University, referred to as UI, was founded in 1867, is one of the most
influential public university system in the world. After nearly one hundred and
fifty years of development, University of Illinois has been one of the best
universities in the United States, ranking the forefront of the country's top
public universities. University three campuses to provide hundreds of
undergraduate, graduate and professional courses in education and nearly 5000
courses, many of which are in the world's leading professional disciplines;
university students in more than 78 thousand people.
University of Illinois, including the Urbana-Champaign, Chicago , Springfield three campuses.
The city of Chicago preserved early traditional style and modern western ancient
architecture, spectacular towering skyscrapers. The city along the broad
magnificent Avenue stretching dozens of kilometers, planning layout arranged in
good order. Now the city is rebuilt after the fire in 1871, the new town of
various shapes, different shapes of high-rise buildings to become a museum of
architectural art. Skyscrapers in the downtown area of Chicago are more than New
York. Today, 5 of the world's top 3 skyscrapers in Chicago, the city center of
the Sears Building in the United States is the first high-rise, there are 110
floors, 443 meters high.
The Greek National Museum is located in the Western Chicago Greek city,
established in 1983, is the first devoted to the collection of Museum of Greece
and Greek American history and culture, the history of Greek immigrants in the
United States to the descendants of Greek Americans about, so that they can
better understand the history and precious cultural heritage protection.
Chicago, Illinois is the most famous, but in fact not only in this. The state
and many attractions, including the Arcola in the bound and Arthur Yamixi
district (Amish communities, outside of Mexico's largest Indian cemetery Cahokia
mounds, located on the Mississippi River Cliff Town, after repair of the mining
town of galena, Illinois south of the Shawnee national forest area, and the
state capital of spring Tian Shi (Springfield), here is the 16th century by the
former residence of loved by the American President Abraham Lincoln (Abraham
Chicago, of course, is not to be missed. The Art Institute of Chicago is in
addition to the Louvre in Paris, the largest collection of Impressionist
paintings of the place, and Adler Observatory (Adler planetarium) and the Museum
of science and industry (Museum of science and industry) in the world also enjoy
great reputation. Chicago is a city of music, in order to have many blues club
and the world largest Symphony Orchestra is one of the famous, and the lyric
opera of Chicago (Chicago Lyric Opera) and a variety of jazz, gospel, reggae,
country music and old fashioned rock music. Chicago is also a city of drama - a
well received Goodman, Schubert and Steppenwolf theater, and a recently restored