Detroit is the largest city in what U.S. state?
It is also the largest U.S. city on what?
A: The United States–Canada border.
It is the seat of government of what county?
A: Wayne County.
The City of Detroit had what population at the 2020
A: of 639,111.
The metropolitan area, known as Metro Detroit, is home
to how many people?
A: 4.3 million.
That makes it the second largest in the Midwest after
A: The Chicago metropolitan area, and the 14th-largest in the United States.
Regarded as a major cultural center, Detroit is known
for its contributions to what?
A: Music, art, architecture, and design, in addition to its historical automotive background.
Time named Detroit as one of what?
A: One of the fifty World's Greatest Places of 2022 to explore.
Detroit is a major port on what river?
A: The Detroit River.
It’s one of the four major straits that connect the
Great Lakes system to what?
A: The Saint Lawrence Seaway.
The City of Detroit anchors the second-largest regional
economy in the Midwest, behind who?
A: Chicago and ahead of Minneapolis–Saint Paul, and the 14th-largest in the United States.
Detroit is best known as the center of what?
A: The U.S. automobile industry.
The "Big Three" auto manufacturers General Motors,
Ford, and Stellantis North America (Chrysler) are all headquartered where?
A: In Metro Detroit.
Detroit and its neighboring Canadian city Windsor are
connected through what?
A: A highway tunnel, railway tunnel, and the Ambassador Bridge, which is the second-busiest international crossing in North America, after San Diego–Tijuana.
As Detroit's industrialization took off, the Detroit
River became what?
A: The busiest commercial hub in the world.
The freight throughput was more than three times that
A: New York and about four times that of London.
By the 1940s, the city's population remained what?
A: The fourth largest in the country.
Since reaching a peak of 1.85 million at the 1950
census, Detroit's population has declined by how much?
A: More than 65 percent.
In 2013, Detroit became the largest U.S. city to file
A: Bankruptcy, which it successfully exited in December 2014.
In 2015, Detroit was named a "City of Design" by whom?
A: UNESCO, the first U.S. city to receive that designation.
In the 17th century, the region was inhabited by whom?
A: Huron, Odawa, Potawatomi and Iroquois peoples.
In 1805, a fire destroyed what?
A: Most of the Detroit settlement, which had primarily buildings made of wood.
One stone fort, a river warehouse, and brick chimneys
of former wooden homes were what?
A: The sole structures to survive.
Of the 600 Detroit residents in this area, how many
died in the fire?
In what year was the settlement incorporated as a city?
Q: In 1815.