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Metro Detroit

Detroit metropolitan area
A simulated-color satellite image of Metro Detroit, with Windsor across the river, taken on NASA's Landsat 7 satellite.
A simulated-color satellite image of Metro Detroit, with Windsor across the river, taken on NASA's Landsat 7 satellite.
Country  United States
State  Michigan
Principal city Flag of Detroit.svg Detroit
Counties
Area
 • Urban
1,337.1 sq mi (3,463 km2)
 • MSA 3,888.4 sq mi (10,071 km2)
 • CSA 5,814 sq mi (15,060 km2)
Elevation
569–1,280 ft (173–390 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Urban
3,734,090 (11th)
 • Urban density 2,792.5/sq mi (1,078.2/km2)
 • Metro density 1,104.8/sq mi (426.6/km2)
 • MSA
4,296,250 (13th)
 • CSA
5,318,744 (12th)
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC−4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 248, 313, 586, 734, 810, 947


The Detroit metropolitan area, often referred to as Metro Detroit, is a major metropolitan area in the U.S. State of Michigan, consisting of the city of Detroit and its surrounding area.

The area covers parts of the counties of Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne.

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