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___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Chicago, Illinois, USA (with 45-degree image coverage)

Downtown Chicago at the main branch of the Chicago River
Downtown Chicago at the main branch of the Chicago River. In center the Trump International Hotel and Tower, the second highest building in town. Chicago is home to more than 460 skyscrapers.
Image: David B. Gleason

About Chicago

Seal of Chicago, IllinoisThe satellite view shows Chicago, largest city in the state of Illinois and the 3rd largest city in the United States. The city is located in the East North Central Region on the southwestern tip of Lake Michigan. The Chicago and Calumet rivers are the city's main rivers.

Illinois, Chicago CBD at night
Downtown Chicago seen from the John Hancock Center observatory, looking south.
Photo: Lol19

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 2.72 million people (est. 2015), the Chicago-Naperville-Michigan City (also known as Chicagoland) has a population of over 9.9 million people, it is the third-most populous metropolitan area 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".

Just zoom in to see 'The Loop', Chicago's Central Business District.

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) by road, northwest of the Chicago Loop, and Chicago Midway Airport (IATA code: MDW) is located 11 mi (17 km) by road, southwest of downtown Chicago.

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Local Time Chicago:
Sunday-May-26  16:09  
Standard time zone: Central Standard Time (CST); UTC/GMT -6 hours Central Daylight Time (CDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -5 hours
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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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