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About Detroit
Detroit is the largest city in the state of Michigan and the seat of Wayne County. Detroit is a major port city on the Detroit River in the Midwest region of the United States. The city has two familiar nicknames, the Motor City and Motown. These names celebrate Detroit being the world’s traditional automotive center and an important source of popular music legacies Other nicknames emerged in the twentieth century, including City of Champions beginning in the 1930a for its successes in individual and team sport.
• Sports teams
• Detroit Red Wings
• Detroit Lions
• Detroit Pistons
• Detroit Tigers
11th Most Populated City 910,920
Detroit Metropolitan population 4,403,437
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