City: Chicago

Population: city - 2,833,321; urban - 8,711,000; metro - 9,505,748

Time Zone: UTC-6

Currency Name: US dollar (USD)

Major airport name (code) cities: O'Hare International Airport (ORD); Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW)

Languages: English

Phone City Code(s):

Official Tourism Website: http://www.gochicago.com/festivals/

High Travel Season: June - August

Voltage: 120 V - 60 Hz

Electrical Plug Type: a, b

Misc Fact / Good to Know: Chicago's Western Ave is the longest street in the world.