Michigan
Capital
Lansing
Located In
Contiguous United States
USA
Area
250493.0
Time Zones
Eastern Time Zone
UTC-5
Central Time Zone
Category
US State
Founded
1837-01-26

Michigan

Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes region of the Midwestern United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake". Michigan is the ninth most populous of the 50 United States, with the 11th most extensive total area. Its capital is Lansing, and the largest city is Detroit. Michigan is the only state to consist of two peninsulas. The Lower Peninsula, to which the name Michigan was originally applied, ... more on Wikipedia

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