As of 2010, the city of Chicago has an area of 227.63 square miles, including 26 miles of lakefront land and 15 miles of beaches. Chicago has a population of 2,695,598 people, or 11,841.8 persons per square mile, making ... More »

A square foot is a measure of surface area, and a mile is a measure of length. There are 5,280 feet in a mile and 27,878,400 square feet in a square mile. More »

Brazil comprises a total area of about 3.3 million square miles, making it the fifth largest country in the world and the largest country in South America, occupying over half the continent. Brazil is bordered by the Atl... More »

Chicago is not a state, but a city within the state of Illinois. Known as the "Windy City," Chicago is located in the northeastern part of the state along the shore of Lake Michigan. More » Geography United States The Midwest

The city of Milwaukee rests in southeastern Wisconsin, about 90 miles north of Chicago. The state is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Indiana to the southeast, Lake Michiga... More » Geography United States The Midwest

Chicago is famous for its history, food, culture, sports teams and climate. Chicago is the third-most populous city in the United States, though in the past, it was referred to as "The Second City." A more common nicknam... More »

Chicago is in Cook County, Illinois. The Illinois General Assembly created the county on Jan. 15, 1831. The county seat was what was then Fort Dearborn. It would later become Chicago. Cook County was named after Congress... More » Geography United States The Midwest