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Searchable Map and Searchable Map and Satellite View of Chicago using Google Earth Data

Satellite view showing Chicago, largest city in the state of Illinois in the United States, located on the southwestern tip of Lake Michigan. The city is traversed by the Chicago and Calumet rivers.

Chicago was founded in 1833, today the city is a major transportation and telecommunications hub and a center for business and finance, it is listed as one of the world's top ten Global Financial Centers. It is rated as an alpha+ global city, that means it is considered to be an important node in the global economic system.

"The Windy City" (one of Chicago's nicknames), has a population of about 3 million people, the Chicago metropolitan area (known as Chicagoland) has a population of over 9.5 million people, it is the third-most populous city in the United States.

Chicago is in Frommer's list of Top City Break Destinations 2012. The city is described as: "When rapper Lupe Fiasco branded Chicago the "best city in the whole wide, wide world," he may have ruffled some feathers. Upon closer inspection, there's plenty to back it up: a destination-worthy dining scene; deeply rooted music culture; and soaring, significant architecture. Throw world-class museums and a cutting edge cocktail culture into the mix, and you have the makings of a memorable jaunt".

The Map shows a city map of Chicago with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find O'Hare International Airport (IATA code: ORD), located 17 mi (27 km) northwest of the Chicago Loop, and Chicago Midway Airport (IATA code: MDW) is located 8 mi (13 km) southwest of downtown Chicago.
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Chicago skyline at night
Downtown Chicago skyline (left: Aon Center - right: Sears Tower), viewed from the John Hancock Center observatory.
photo: Kmf164

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Local Time Chicago:
Tuesday-July-22 2014  10:16  
Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from Sunday, 10 March 2013 ends on Sunday, 3 November 2013; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Chicago, Illinois, USA.
City Coordinates: 41°50′13″N 87°41′4″W
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The Official Chicago Tourism Site.

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Wikipedia: Chicago
 
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