is a state located in the Great Lakes and midwestern regions of the United States. The name Michigan is the French form of the Ojibwa word mishigamaa, meaning "large water" or "large lake" Lansing
is the capital of the US state of Michigan.
is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Grand Rapids
is the second-largest city in Michigan, and the largest city in West Michigan.
The Grand River
is the longest river in the U.S. state of Michigan. It runs 252 miles (406 km)[2] through the cities of Jackson, Eaton Rapids, Lansing, Grand Ledge, Portland, Ionia, Lowell, Grand Rapids, and Grand Haven. Native Americans who lived along the river before the arrival of the French and British called the river O-wash-ta-nong, meaning Far-away-water, because of its length.