Michigan has an area of 253,793 sq km and a population of nearly 10 million people. Its capital city is Lansing.
Michigan is a mid-western state located in the central portion of the USA. Named after Lake Michigan, the state is bounded by four of the Five Great Lakes and has the longest freshwater shoreline in the country. Michigan is bordered in the south by Ohio and Indiana. The PorcupineMountains and the HuronMountains occupy a significant portion of the landscape. The state has around 12,000 inland lakes.