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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.

  • The principal airport serving Detroit is Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport.

  • Some of the leading educational 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.

  • Professional sports franchises 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.

  • 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
Released: May 9th, 2017
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  • Edition: 6
  • Number of Pages: 450
  • Author: Paul Vachon
  • Publication Date: May 9th, 2017
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Rand McNally Folded Map: Detroit and Southeastern Michigan Regional Map

By Rand McNally

Released: April 3rd, 2019
Map (2 pages)

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  • ISBN: 052800798X
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  • PartNumber: new-Nov09usbook-2017-c006353
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  • Format: Folded Map
  • Edition: Map
  • Number of Pages: 2
  • Author: Rand McNally
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The Corner: A Century of Memories at Michigan and Trumbull (Honoring a Detroit Legend)

By Richard Bak

Brand: Triumph Books
Released: September 1st, 2000
Hardcover (240 pages)

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  • ISBN: 157243337X
  • EAN: 9781572433373
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  • Hardcover
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Number of Pages: 240
  • Authors: Richard Bak, Charlie Vincent
  • Publication Date: September 1st, 2000
  • Release Date: September 1st, 2000
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  • Size: 11.75 Inches by 9.75 Inches by 1.0 Inches
  • Weight: 2.6 Pounds
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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

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

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  • Manufacturer: Independently published
  • 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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  • Weight: 0.42 Pounds
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Better Made in Michigan: : The Salty Story of Detroit S Best Chip

By Karen Dybis

Released: August 17th, 2015
Hardcover (146 pages)

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  • ISBN: 1540213951
  • EAN: 9781540213952
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  • Number of Pages: 146
  • Author: Karen Dybis
  • Publication Date: August 17th, 2015
  • Release Date: August 17th, 2015
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  • Weight: 0.81 Pounds
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A Former Detroiter's Guide to Having a Great Time in Detroit (Travel Guides)

By Michael Spurlock

Released: February 5th, 2019
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  • ISBN: 1796224189
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  • Number of Pages: 94
  • Author: Michael Spurlock
  • Publication Date: February 5th, 2019
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Moon Michigan: Lakeside Getaways, Scenic Drives, Outdoor Recreation (Travel Guide)

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Moon Travel
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  • ISBN: 1640498435
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  • Edition: 7
  • Number of Pages: 456
  • Author: Paul Vachon
  • Publication Date: July 7th, 2020
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I Love You, Michigan Baby

By Shirley Vernick

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Released: April 3rd, 2018
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  • Number of Pages: 22
  • Author: Shirley Vernick
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Detroit's Belle Isle: Island Park Gem (MI) (Images of America)

By Michael Rodriguez

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Released: March 5th, 2003
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  • ISBN: 0738523151
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  • Number of Pages: 128
  • Authors: Michael Rodriguez, Thomas Featherstone
  • Publication Date: March 5th, 2003
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Rand Mcnally Detroit Streets

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