Physical map of Indiana
Information about the geography of IndianaIndiana is located in the east central region of the United States, lying between the Great Lakes and the Appalachian Mountains. Indiana borders the other US states of Michigan on the north, Ohio on the east, Illinois on the west and Kentucky on the south.
Major rivers in Indiana are the Wabash that empties into the Ohio - that forms the southern border of the state - at the southwestern corner of Indiana, The White River and East Fork White River, and the Maumee, which runs back to Ohio.
The state is generally flat, the highest point of the state is only 383 meters high, near the border with Ohio.
Indianapolis is the capital, other major cities in Indiana are Evansville, Gary, South Bend and Fort Wayne.