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Detroit


Destroit Insitute of Arts, in Detroit, Michigan
Destroit Insitute of Arts in Detroit, Michigan
Detroit is the largest city in Michigan. As of 2005, the population was 886,675, making it 11th largest city in the United States of America. Even so, the population has fallen by more than half since its peak in the early 1950s - at one time the city was the 4th largest in the country.

Detroit is known worldwide as a center of automobile manufacturing (hence its two best-known nicknames: "Motor City" and "Motown"), as well as for its music. Apart "Motor City" and "Motown", Detroit has many other nicknames including "Arsenal of Democracy" (which was popular during World War II), as well as "The D", "D-Town", "Hockeytown", "Rock City" and "The 3-1-3" (from the city's telephone area area code).

Attractions in the Detroit area include:
GM Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan:
GM Headquarters in Detroit, Michigan


Detroit Facts


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  • Some of the major companies with their headquarters in Detroit include Compuware and General Motors.

  • Professional sports teams in Detroit include the ice hockey team, the Detroit Red Wings, the Major League Baseball team, the Detroit Tigers, and the NFL American football team, the Detroit Lions.

  • Leading education institutions in Detroit include University of Detroit Mercy and Wayne State University. University of Detroit Mercy is a comprehensive university, and the largest Roman Catholic university in the state. Wayne State University is a research university with 11 schools and colleges, 350 major subject areas, and more than 33,000 students including both undergraduates and postgraduates.

  • The main airport for Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

  • Detroit's nicknames include "America's Automotive Capital", "America's Comeback City", "Arsenal of Democracy", "City of the Straits", "City of Trees", "Hitsville, USA", "Hockeytown", "Motown", "The D", "The Motor City", "The Paris of the Midwest", and "The Renaissance City".

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Moon Michigan (Travel Guide)

By Paul Vachon

Moon Travel
Released: May 9th, 2017
Paperback (450 pages)

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  • Number of Pages: 450
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Moon Michigan: Lakeside Getaways, Scenic Drives, Outdoor Recreation (Travel Guide)

By Paul Vachon

Moon Travel
Released: July 7th, 2020
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  • ISBN: 1640498435
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 7
  • Number of Pages: 456
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The Great Book of Michigan: The Crazy History of Michigan with Amazing Random Facts & Trivia (A Trivia Nerds Guide to the History of the United States)

By Bill O'Neill

Independently published
Released: November 30th, 2019
Paperback (187 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1713451476
  • EAN: 9781713451471
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  • Number of Pages: 187
  • Author: Bill O'Neill
  • Publication Date: November 30th, 2019
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50 Hikes in Michigan (4th Edition) (Explorer's 50 Hikes)

By Jim DuFresne

Countryman Press
Released: May 28th, 2019
Paperback (320 pages)

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  • ISBN: 168268329X
  • EAN: 9781682683293
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  • Edition: 4th
  • Number of Pages: 320
  • Author: Jim DuFresne
  • Publication Date: May 28th, 2019
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Best Hikes Detroit and Ann Arbor: The Greatest Views, Wildlife, and Forest Strolls (Best Hikes Near Series)

By Matt Forster

Falcon Guides
Released: February 1st, 2019
Paperback (248 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1493038400
  • EAN: 9781493038404
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  • Format: Illustrated
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Number of Pages: 248
  • Author: Matt Forster
  • Publication Date: February 1st, 2019
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Detroit: The Dream Is Now: The Design, Art, and Resurgence of an American City

By Michel Arnaud

ABRAMS UK
Released: April 11th, 2017
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  • Number of Pages: 272
  • Author: Michel Arnaud
  • Publication Date: April 11th, 2017
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Abandoned Detroit

By Kyle Brooky

America Through Time
Released: March 25th, 2019
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  • Number of Pages: 128
  • Author: Kyle Brooky
  • Publication Date: March 25th, 2019
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The Big 50: Detroit Red Wings

By Helene St. James

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Greater Than a Tourist- Michigan USA: 50 Travel Tips from a Local

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Dave Bing: Attacking the Rim: My Journey from NBA Legend to Business Leader to Big-City Mayor to Mentor

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