Where is Michigan?

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States. Michigan share borders with US states of Ohio, Wisconsin, Indiana, and it shares a water boundary with Illinois and Minnesota and the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Location Map of Michigan

Where is Michigan

About Map: Map showing location of Michigan on the US Map.

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Where is Michigan Located?

As shown in the location map of Michigan that Michigan is located in the Great Lakes Region of the United States. Being located in the Great lakes region, the state is not single continuous land area rather made up of two small pieces of lands or peninsula, which is separated by the Lower Peninsula by the Straits of Mackinac. The Upper Peninsula is much significant economically for the Michigan state US because of availability of natural resources. Besides, this region is also an attraction of point for the tourists as well

It has the longest freshwater shoreline of any political subdivision in the world, being bounded by four of the five Great Lakes, plus Lake Saint Clair. In 2005, Michigan ranked third among US states for the number of registered recreational boats, behind California and Florida.[6] Michigan has 64,980 inland lakes and ponds. A person in the state is never more than six miles (10 km) from a natural water source or more than 87.2 miles (140.3 km) from a Great Lakes shoreline. It is the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River.

As given on the map of Michigan US that the state shares International boundary i.e. with Canada. Michigan borders Ohio and Indiana on the south, in the north-western side Wisconsin makes boundary with the Michigan. As you can see on the Michigan map US, the state largely makes its border with water body; western boundaries are almost entirely water boundaries, from south to north.

Top 20 Largest Cities in Michigan

RankCityPopulation
1Detroit672,662
2Grand Rapids200,217
3Warren134,587
4Sterling Heights132,964
5Ann Arbor121,890
6Lansing118,427
7Clinton Township100,800
8Flint95,943
9Dearborn94,333
10Livonia93,971
11Canton Township93,018
12Macomb Township90,758
13Troy84,272
14Westland81,720
15Farmington Hills81,093
16Shelby Township80,005
17Kalamazoo76,545
18Wyoming75,820
19Rochester Hills74,696
20Southfield73,158

Michigan State - Quick Facts

Country:United States
Region Type: State
Capital:Lansing
Michigan Abbreviation:MI, Mich. US-MI
Largest City in Michigan:Detroit
Area of Michigan:96,716 sq mi (250,493 km2)
Population of Michigan:9,895,622 (2013 est)
Joined The Union:January 26, 1837 (26th)
Nickname of Michigan:The Great Lakes State
Michigan Highest Point:Mount Arvon
Michigan Lowest Point:Lake Erie
Michigan Timezone:Eastern: UTC -5/-4 / Central: UTC -6/-5
Michigan Official Website:https://www.michigan.gov/