Thursday, 10 February 2011

MIDWESTERN UNITED STATES



PRACTICAL INFORMATION

The midwestern United States is
one of the four geographic regions within the United States of America.

The region consist of 12 states in the north-central United States:
Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Michigan

Minnesota

Missouri

Nebraska

North Dakota

Ohio
South Dakota

Wisconsin


A 2006 Census Bureau estimate the population at 66.217.736

CULTURE


Religiously is
mostly Christian.

Because of 20th century migration form the south,
a large African-American urban population lives in most of the region's major cities, although the concetration is not generally as large as that of the Southern United States.

HISTORY


European settlement of the area began in the 17th century
following French exploration of the region.

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