Wisconsin (English: Wisconsin) is a US state located in the north-central part of the country. The capital of the state is the city of Madison, the largest city is Milwaukee. The state is bordered by Minnesota to the west, Iowa to the southwest, Illinois to the south, Lake Michigan to the east, Michigan to the northeast, and Lake Superior to the north. Wisconsin ranks 23rd among states in area and 20th in population. The territory of the state is divided into 72 districts.
Rivers: Mississippi with Black River and Chippewa. Other rivers: Yelow River (Wisconsin, Barron County), Yelow River (Wisconsin, Washburn County), Yelow River (Wisconsin, Clark County), Yelow River (Wisconsin, Taylor County).
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|City in the United States|
|County||Milwaukee County, Washington County and Waukesha County|
|– country||249.12 km²|
|– water||1.63 km²|
(April 1, 2020)
According to COUNTRYAAH, Milwaukee is the largest city in Wisconsin, a state of the United States of America. It is the county seat of Milwaukee County.
In the 19th century, many German immigrants settled in Milwaukee. These established a large number of breweries, including the Pabst, Schlitz, and Miller breweries, which were among the most important breweries in America. Today, the Miller Brewing Company is still located in Milwaukee.
Other industries are also located in Milwaukee, such as the Harley Davidson company.
There are 594,833 people living in the city itself (2010) (according to the 2015 estimate 600,155) and about 1.7 million people live in the agglomeration. The metropolitan area is the 19th largest in the United States in population. The city is located on the western shore of Lake Michigan, one of the Great Lakes.
The area of present-day Milwaukee was inhabited by Native Americans for centuries. Among the tribes there were Menominee, Fox, Potawatomi and Ojibwe. The first Europeans to arrive were French Catholic missionaries in the late 18th century.
Milwaukee attracted many immigrants, especially Germans, who developed a brewing industry there. So many Germans came that Milwaukee became known as the ‘German Athens’ (Die Deutsche Athen). Other groups, including Poles, Irish, Italians, Greeks and Jews, settled in their own parts of the city.
10.9% of the population is older than 65 and 33.5% consists of single -person households. Unemployment is 6.7% (2000 census figures).
About 12% of Milwaukee’s population is Hispanic and Hispanic, 37.3% of African origin and 2.9% of Asian origin.
The population decreased from 628,300 in 1990 to 596,974 in 2000.
Milwaukee is known for its high rate of violent deaths. In the first eight months of 2022, 104 people were killed by murder.
In January the average temperature is -6.7 °C, in July it is 23.1 °C. An average of 790.2 mm of precipitation falls annually (data based on the measurement period 1961-1990).
Milwaukee is the home city of the Milwaukee Bucks, an NBA basketball team, as well as the Milwaukee Brewers, an MLB baseball club.
The Pettit National Ice Center indoor rink is located in Milwaukee. The main speed skating competitions that have been held are the 1995 World Sprint Speed Skating Championships and the 2000 World Allround Speed Skating Championships.