Indianapolis is the capital of Indiana, as well as the state's largest city. The city is home to over 829,000 residents. Indianapolis was selected as the site of the state capital in 1820. The city is in a humid continental climate zone. Summer weather is usually hot and humid, with average temperatures reaching 90 degrees, and as high as 95 degrees. Winters can be mild or severe, and always cool or cold. Getting around in the city is made easy with many options for transportation. Indianapolis International Airport is available to handle flights throughout the U.S. and international locations. Public transportation is also available. Taxi-cabs are available day and night. A rental car is another great choice for getting around the city.