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    Michigan (MI) state of USA

    There is gentleness in Michigan that you just can't replicate - Jennifer Granholm

    History & Geography:
    Michigan is a state located in the Great Lakes and mid western regions of the United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". Michigan is the tenth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area
    (the largest state by total area east of the Mississippi River). Its capital is Lansing, and its largest city is Detroit.
    Michigan is a mid western U.S. state bordering 4 of the Great Lakes. It contains more than 11,000 inland lakes, spread across its lower and upper peninsulas. Its largest city, Detroit, is famed as the seat of the US auto industry, which inspired Diego Rivera's murals at the Detroit Institute of Arts. Also in Detroit is Hitsville USA, original headquarters of the Motown record company.

    Natural Resources:
    Some of the top Natural Resources which the US state of Michigan is famous for include: The Great Lakes. Perhaps the most obvious natural resources in Michigan are the Great Lakes, Inland Lakes and River, Wetlands, Sand Dunes, Forests, Fish and Wildlife.

    Corn for grain produces about 11% of the state's agricultural revenue. Other Michigan field crops are soybeans, sugar beets, wheat, and hay. Michigan is one of the leading producers of apples, blueberries and cherries. Traverse City is famous for its cherries.

    Michigan is known for several types of food and has a diverse agricultural industry. Northern Michigan is known for its cherries, and the state is a leading producer of peaches, blueberries, apples, grapes and peaches. In Detroit, specialty foods include its own Coney Island hot dog, Faygo pop and Detroit-style pizza.

    Michigan has a temperate climate with well-defined seasons. The warmest temperatures and longest frost-free period are found most generally in the southern part of the lower peninsula; Detroit has a normal daily mean temperature in July.

    There are 83 counties in the U.S. state of Michigan. The boundaries of these counties have not changed substantially since 1897. However, throughout the 19th century, the state legislature frequently adjusted county boundaries.
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    Michigan has nine international road crossings with Ontario, Canada: Ambassador Bridge, North America's busiest international border, crossing the Detroit River, Blue Water Bridge, a twin-span bridge, Blue Water Ferry, Canadian Pacific Railway tunnel, Detroit–Windsor Truck Ferry , Detroit–Windsor Tunnel, International Bridge, St. Clair River Railway Tunnel, Walpole Island Ferry, A second international bridge is currently under consideration between Detroit and Windsor.

    Hotel and Places:
    The US state of Michigan has some amazing and Breathtaking Top Tourist sites. That are a must visit include Lake Michigan, The Henry Ford, Mackinac Island, Mackinac Bridge, Lake Huron, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Detroit Institute of Arts, Comerica Park, Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum.
    To have a relaxed vacation on your trip to Michigan with the best services, serene environment and luxurious and comfortable furnishing. Here is a list of the top five star hotels in Michigan that will make your stay memorable.
    • Grand Hotel
    • The Westin Book Cadillac
    • JW, Marriott Grand Hotel

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