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Chicago, Illinois, United States (US)

City name Chicago
Name of the highest level administration Illinois
Admin type State
Continent North America
Country United States
Country flag Flag of United States
Population 8604200
Density 4574
Airports in Chicago 5

Current time in Chicago now



Saturday, August 13, 2022


United States





Time zone: America/Chicago

Coordinates: 41.878114 / -87.629798

Day length: 17:55

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Latitude: 41.878114 | Longitude: -87.629798 | IATA code: CHI

Chicago is located in United States, which is labeled as US based on the ISO 3166 standard. Situated in North America, Chicago falls into the America/Chicago zone, so you need to keep in mind a possible time lag. The coordinates of Chicago in the latitude and longitude format are 41.878114 / -87.629798 — you can use them to spot the city on our map when planning a trip.

According to the recent census, the main ethnic groups residing in United States are Americans. The population of Chicago is currently estimated at 8604200.

The list of the official languages includes American English, but you can expect greater linguistic and cultural diversity in areas focused on international tourism. Chicago offers enough hotels and apartments to ensure a comfortable stay for different budgets. If you are going to take a tour to Chicago, make sure to exchange your personal current capital into USD, USN, which is officially in circulation in United States.

Thanks to our online calculator, you can learn what distance you need to travel and how to get from your place to Chicago in the best possible way. When figuring out how to get to Chicago by plane, take into account that the city has 5 airports nearby. If you give preference to air transport, the IATA city code for Chicago is CHI.

There are many ways to find how far is Chicago (US) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there is one common method - distance, calculated in kilometers and miles using the Haversine formula.

From Chicago to Haversine
North pole 5351 km 3325 mil
Equator 9811 km 6096 mil
South pole 15352 km 9540 mil

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Cities near Chicago (US)

City name Latitude Longitude Distance
Las Vegas (US) 36.114646 -115.172816 2453 km
Denver (US) 39.739154 -104.984703 1477 km
Orlando (US) 28.533611 -81.386667 1587 km
Atlanta (US) 33.748995 -84.387982 947 km
Miami (US) 25.788969 -80.226439 1913 km
Dallas (US) 32.802955 -96.769923 1291 km
New York (US) 40.714353 -74.005973 1144 km
Phoenix (US) 33.448377 -112.074037 2336 km
Houston (US) 29.762778 -95.383056 1516 km
Buffalo (US) 42.886447 -78.878369 727 km

People also ask - FAQ

The population of Chicago is approximately 8604200 people. An estimate of the population per square kilometer at the lat/lng - 4574.
Yes, Chicago is part of United States.
The city timezone in the TZ database format - America/Chicago.
Chicago (US) has approximately 5 airports.
Yes, Chicago is part of the continent of North America.
The most longest distances between Chicago and Perth is 17664 kilometers or 10976 miles.
The most smallest distances between Chicago and Kankakee is 75 kilometers or 47 miles.