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Where is Detroit



As shown in the given Detroit location map that Detroit is located in the Midwest region of the United States.



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Location Map of Detroit

Where is Detroit

Map showing Location Map of Detroit in Michigan, US map

Where is Detroit Located?


It is situated nearby the international border of the United States and Canada. The name Detroit is derived from the French word detroit for strait, in reference to its location on the river that connecting the Great Lakes.

The city was founded by the Frenchman Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac in the year 1701; since that time it has experienced manifold development specifically automotive industry. In today's world, Detroit is the metonym for the American automobile industry. Besides, it is also a significant source of popular music legacies celebrated by the city's two well-known nicknames, the Motor City and Motown.

Interesting Facts about Michigan


Sr. NoFact sheet Detroit
1Country USA
2State Michigan
3Location Soth-East
4Latitude 42º19’53”N
5Longitude 83º02’45”W
6Total area370.03km2 ( 142.87 sq mi )
7Total Population706,585
8Zip Codes Code48201
9Area Code313
10Nearby Cities Windsor, Lincoln Park, Harper Woods, Dearborn Heights
11Major Tourists' Attraction Renaissance Center, Detroit Institute of Arts, Comerica Park, Guardian building
12Nearest airport Windsor Airport (9 miles), Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (23 miles).