Chicagoland consists of the Chicago metropolitan area in northeastern , including and its surrounding suburbs. Broader definitions also include parts of and .
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is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. Photo: Raymonst, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Northwestern Suburbs is a region in Chicagoland, primary located in northwestern Cook, southern… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is the central business district of , bounded by the Chicago River to the north and west, Harrison Street to the south, and Lake Michigan to the east. Photo: Poco a poco, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is the shop-and-awe center of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.


The make up a region of Chicagoland, in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The make up a region of Chicagoland, in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a collection of affluent communities located in Cook and Lake Counties north of the city limits of Chicago. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is in Kankakee County, part of the Chicagoland region of .

The is a region in greater Chicagoland. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The region is an area of greater Chicagoland encompassing many portions of Lake County. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


Latitude of center
41.8902° or 41° 53' 24.7" north
Longitude of center
-87.6979° or 87° 41' 52.4" west
594 feet (181 metres)
Geo­Names ID

Also Known As

  • Asturian; Bable: Área metropolitana de Chicago
  • Azerbaijani: Çikaqo aqlomerasiya regionu
  • Bavarian: Metropolregion Chicago
  • Catalan: àrea metropolitana de Chicago
  • Chinese: 芝加哥大都市區
  • Czech: Metropolitní oblast Chicaga
  • Dutch: Chicago metropolitan area
  • English: Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI Metropolitan Statistical Area
  • English: Chicago metropolitan area
  • English: Chicago–Naperville, IL–IN–WI Combined Statistical Area
  • English: Greater Chicago
  • French: Aire métropolitaine de Chicago
  • French: Chicagoland
  • French: Chicago metropolitan area
  • French: aire métropolitaine de Chicago
  • Gaelic (Scots): sgìre Chathair Chicago
  • German: Chicagoland
  • German: Greater Chicago
  • German: Metropolregion Chicago
  • Hebrew: המטרופולין של שיקגו
  • Hebrew: מטרופולין שיקגו
  • Hebrew: שיקגו רבתי
  • Italian: Chicagoland
  • Italian: area metropolitana di Chicago
  • Japanese: シカゴ大都市圏
  • Japanese: シカゴ都市圏
  • Korean: 시카고 대도시권
  • Malay (generic): Chicagoland
  • Malay (generic): Kawasan metropolitan Chicago
  • Persian: منطقه کلان‌شهری شیکاگو
  • Portuguese: Região Metropolitana de Chicago
  • Romanian: Regiunea metropolitană Chicago
  • Romanian: Zona metropolitană Chicago
  • Russian: Большой Чикаго
  • Scots: Chicago metropolitan aurie
  • Spanish: Area metropolitana de Chicago
  • Spanish: Area metropolitana de Chicago-Joliet-Naperville
  • Spanish: Chicagoland
  • Spanish: Área metropolitana de Chicago
  • Spanish: Área metropolitana de Chicago-Joliet-Naperville
  • Tatar: Зур Чикаго
  • Turkish: Chicago metropolitan alanı
  • Ukrainian: Метрополійна область Чикаго
  • Urdu: شکاگو میٹروپولیٹن علاقہ
  • Vietnamese: Chicagoland
  • Vietnamese: Vùng đô thị Chicago
  • Area metropolitana di Chicago

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