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Contains web sites pertaining to the City of Detroit, located in Wayne County in Michigans Southeast Lower Peninsula. Detroit was founded in 1701, and was named after the French word for strait Detroit because of its location on the river connecting Lakes Erie and St. Clair.

Detroit is the largest city in the U.S. state of Michigan, and is the seat of Wayne County. It is the major city among the primary cultural, financial, and transportation centers in the Metro Detroit area, a region of 5.2 million people, and serves as a major port on the Detroit River connecting the Great Lakes system to the Saint Lawrence Seaway. It was founded on July 24, 1701, by the French explorer and adventurer Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac.

Known as the world;s traditional automotive center, Detroit is a metonym for the American automobile industry and an important source of popular music legacies celebrated by the cities two familiar nicknames, the Motor City and Motown.
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