Detroit, the capital city of the US state of Michigan, is the 11th largest city in the United States with 900,000 inhabitants. Michigan is the birthplace of the American automotive industry and the metropolis Detroit is also known by the name "Motor City". The city lies between Lake Erie and Lake St. Clair on the Detroit river. Detroit not only has a strong affinity with the automotive industry, but also with the music industry. Superstars such as Madonna and Eminem began their international careers here. Detroit is by no means inferior to any other metropolis of the USA: There are many sights, such as the "Detroit Institute of Arts" or the "Motown Historical Museum". For those who wish to have lunch in an urban atmosphere, the Greek Quarter in the city center is an ideal place to go. Numerous good, favourable restaurants and shopping facilities are to be found in this area.
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