Michigan

Frae Wikipedia, the free beuk o knawledge
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Michigan
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidMichigan Territory
Admittit tae the UnionJanuar 26, 1837 (26t)
Lairgest ceetyDetroit
Lairgest metroMetro Detroit
Govrenment
 • GovrenorRick Snyder (R)
 • Lieutenant GovernorBrian Calley (R)
LegislaturMichigan Legislature
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. senators
U.S. Hoose delegation9 Republicans
5 Democrats (leet)
Population
 • Tot9,928,300 (2,016 est)[1]
 • Density67.1/km2 (174/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$54,203 [2]
 • Income rank
31st
Leid
 • Offeecial leidNone (Inglis, de facto)
 • Spoken leidInglis 91.11%
Spaingie 2.93%
Arabic 1.04%
Ither 4.92%
Trad. abbreviationMich.
Latitude41° 41' N tae 48° 18' N
Longitude82° 7' W tae 90° 25' W

Michigan is a Midwastren state o the Unitit States o Americae. It wis named efter Loch Michigan, whase name is a French adaption o the Ojibwe term mishigama, meanin "lairge loch" or "lairge watter".[3][4]

Michigan is the aicht maist populous state in the Unitit States. It haes the langest freshwatter shoreline o ony poleetical subdiveesion in the warld, bein bounded bi fower o the five Muckle Lochs, plus Loch Saint Clair.[5]

Notes[eedit | eedit soorce]


References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Population Division (December 23, 2015). "Table 2. Cumulative Estimates of Resident Population Change for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico and Region and State Rankings: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015" (CSV). 2015 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
  2. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  3. "Michigan in Brief: Information About the State of Michigan" (PDF). Michigan.gov. Retrieved 2006-11-28.
  4. "Freelang Ojibwe Dictionary". Freelang.net.
  5. "NOAA Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management: My State: Michigan".


Relatit information[eedit | eedit soorce]