The Michigan Flag

Michigan Flag
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The Michigan flag is set on a blue background and features the state’s coat of arms in the center. The seal depicts a shield with a sun rising over a lake. A man with a gun is also depicted, which represents peace and defense. A bald eagle, an elk, and a moose are also depicted.

The Michigan flag also features three Latin sayings: I will defend, Out of many one, and if you seek a pleasant peninsula look about you.

The banner was adopted officially in 1912. Two previous versions of the Michigan flag have existed. One of these designs featured Stevens T. Mason, who was the first governor of the state.

Here are some quick facts about the state of Michigan.

Population: 9,938,561
Year of Admission into the Union: 1837
Nickname(s): The Great Lakes State, The Wolverine State ,The Automotive State, Water-Winter Wonderland
Motto(s): If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you
Capital City: Lansing
Largest City: Detroit

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