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Pekin

Tazewell County,

Illinois

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The Marigold Capital of the World


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The population of Pekin is approximately 32,254 (1990), 34094 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,776 (1990), 13820 (2010).

The amount of land area in Pekin is 28.32 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.372 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pekin to Washington DC is 701 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pekin is positioned 40.56 degrees north of the equator and 89.62 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Pekin, Illinois is the "Marigold Capital and host to the annual Marigold Festival each September. Pekin became the Marigold Capital because it is the birthplace of the late Senator Everett Dirksen, who stated that it was his favorite flower and thereby sponsored the nickname for Pekin.

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