Its capital has been at Indianapolis since 1825. The northeastern part of the state is more forested and pastoral, although Elkhart and Fort Wayne are major industrial centres. The fertile plains of the central agricultural zone form the second occupational region of Indiana. Indianapolis, a city designed after Versailles, France, and Washington, D.C., dominates the area; The region’s major city, Evansville, continues to serve adjacent areas of Kentucky and Illinois, and between it and Terre Haute to the north lie most of the state’s oil and coal deposits. Southward from Bloomington is a vast limestone belt underlain by numerous caves, which makes the state a major limestone producer.