Tuesday, 27 September 2011

MICHIGAN


State Abbreviation: Ml Mich. US-Ml

Capital City:Lansing

Largest City: Detroit

US Region: Midwestern United States

Borders: Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota,
Ohio, Wisconsin

Bird: Robin

Flag: On the blue shield the sun rises over a lake and peninsula, a man with raised hand and holding a gun represents peace and the ability to defend his rights. The elk and moose are symbols of Michigan, while the eagle represents the United States.














Flower: Malus Coronaria

















Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam, circumspice = If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you

Important Cities: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights

Elevation:

*Highest point: Mount Arvon (603 m)

*Lowest point: Lake Erie (173 m)

Population: 9,883,640 (2010)

Density: 102.2 / sq mi

% water: 41,5



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