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|City of Indianapolis|
Location in the state of Indiana
|• Mayor||Gregory A. Ballard (R)|
|• Governing body||City-County Council|
|• City||372 sq mi (963.5 km2)|
|• Land||365.1 sq mi (945.6 km2)|
|• Water||6.9 sq mi (17.9 km2)|
|Elevation||715 ft (218 m)|
|• City||798,382 (14th)|
|• Density||2,152/sq mi (837/km2)|
|• Metro||1,715,459 (33rd)|
|• Demonyms||Indianapolitan, Indypolitan|
Indianapolis is the capital city and largest city in the state of Indiana, in the United States. In the 2000 census, it had more than 790,000 people living in it, making it one of the 15 largest cities in the country. It is the home of the Indianapolis Colts football team and the Indiana Pacers basketball team. Each May, the city hosts the "Indianapolis 500" car race.
- "Table 1: Annual Estimates of the Population for Incorporated Places Over 100,000, Ranked by July 1, 2008 Population" (CSV). US Census Bureau. 2009-07-01. http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2008-01.csv. Retrieved 2008-07-06.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.