Description about Map :- Located in the Great Lakes Region of United States, MI is the 8th most populous state of the United States. Michigan is famous for having the longest fresh water coastline in the world.
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Michigan is easily reachable by car, train, or airplane. Interstate 75 and Interstate 69 join northern Michigan with the southern part of the state. Eastern Michigan is connected to the western part by Interstate 96, Interstate 94, and Interstate 196. The railway in Michigan help in the easy accessibility around the state, and the passenger train is often the cheapest and comfortable mode of transportation around Michigan. The main rivers in Michigan include St. Joseph, Grand, Muskegon, Pere Marquette, Manistee and Kalamazoo. Michigan has about 850 golf courses. The Huron Hills Club and Grand Traverse Resort and Spa are some of the notable golf clubs in Michigan.
Michigan also features several well regarded museums, including Natural Science Museums, Historical Museum of Bay County, Michigan Guild Gallery and Burton Memorial Tower.
Michigan features a number of excellent institutions of higher education that have nationally ranked programs. The public university system in Michigan is highly regarded and considered one of the country's public Ivies, with schools like the University of Michigan and Michigan State in East Lansing. Other good universities in Michigan are Kalamazoo College and Wayne State University.
Joined the UnionJan 26, 1837
NicknameThe Great Lakes State
Area96,716 sq mi
Highest pointMount Arvon
Lowest pointLake Erie
Time ZoneEastern: UTC -5/-4 / Central: UTC -6/-5