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Michigan

Data & Facts

Michigan Flag
State Name
Michigan  - State Abbr.: MI
Statehood
26-Jan-1837
 - Statehood Ranking: 26
Land Area
56,804 sqaremiles  (147,117 qkm)
 - Land Area Ranking: 22
Population
9,938,444
(2000; Census every 10 years)
Capital
Lansing
Biggest City
Detroit
Nickname
The Wolverine State
Motto
"Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circumspice" (== If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you)
Highest Point
603 m / 1,978 ft (Mt. Arvon)
Lowest Point
174 m / 571 ft (Lake Erie)
 - Dayligh Saving Time
 - yes
Tree
White Pine (Pinus strobus)
Flower
Apple Blossom
Bird
Robin (Turdus migratorius)
Song
-no official State Song- alternative: Michigan, My Michigan (by Mrs Lyster, based on the melody of Oh Tannenbaum)

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MAP

 
GPS Coordinates

1 -- Lansing, Michigan State Capitol
Decimal Lat: 42.733661 / Lon: -84.554865
Degree

 
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