Michigan (4)

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Entered the Union: January 26, 1837 (26th State)

Michigan Capital City: Lansing

Lagest Cities in Michigan: Detroit, Grand Rapids, Warren, Sterling Heights, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Flint, Dearborn, Livonia, Westland

Bordering States: Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin

Michigan 2013 Population (Estimate): 9,895,622

Michigan 2010 Population (Estimate): 9,883,701

Origin of State Name: From Indian word “Michigana” meaning “great or large lake”

State Motto: Si quaeris peninsulam amoenam circumspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look around you)

Michigan Nickname: Wolverine State

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