Detroit

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Detriot is the largest city in Michigan. Founded in 1701 by the French, the city is a major port city located north of Windsor, Ontario. Detroit is known as the center of American automobile production and an important source of popular-music legacies, celebrated by the city's two familiar nicknames, Motor City and Motown. The city's name comes from the Detroit River (in French Rivière du Détroit), meaning "River of the Strait,"

Based on FBI statistics Morgan Quitno Press, a private research and publishing company specializing in state and city reference books, ranks Detroit as the second most dangerous city in the United States. Flint Michigan was ranked as the third most dangerous. Source: Christopher Leonard. "St. Louis Named Most Dangerous U.S. City." Washington Post. October 30, 2006.

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