Detroit is the largest city of the state of Michigan located nearby the state border with Canada. For many Detroit is associated with cars. An unofficial status of the city is Motor city. The largest and most famous automobile companies are located in Detroit. They are Ford, Chrysler and General Motors.
Detroit became also infamous for its crime. The crime rate in the city is extremely high. At the same time the situation in Canada is opposite. It was discussed in Michael Moore’s documentary Bowling for Columbine. So be careful visiting Detroit and its suburbs.