Midwest

The Midwest is known as "America's Heartland": the massive Great Lakes, the vast northwoods, wide-open plains full of corn and wheat, a patchwork of industrial cities and small towns, and one of America's greatest cities, .

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is the home of the blues and the truth of jazz, the heart of comedy and the idea of the skyscraper. Photo: Raymonst, CC BY-SA 3.0.

's nickname is "the Heart of It All", purportedly because of its shape, its central location… Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Midwest of the . Photo: Rastapopulous, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is an state in the upper Midwest and the heart of the Great Lakes region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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is a state in the Midwest of the . Although it is known as the Land of 10,000 Lakes, it actually has 21,871 lakes. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the heart of the Midwest region of the United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Midwest in the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a state in the Midwest known as the "Show-Me State". Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

, a state with gently rolling green hills in the Midwest region of the , was admitted to the Union in 1846 as the 29th state. Photo: Carl Wycoff, CC BY 2.0.

Midwest

Latitude of center
42.6598° or 42° 39' 35.4" north
Longitude of center
-93.9386° or 93° 56' 19.1" west
Population
65,000,000
Elevation
1099 feet (335 metres)
Geo­Names ID
11887750

Also Known As

  • Arabic: وسط غرب الولايات المتحدة
  • Armenian: Միջին Արևմուտք
  • Asturian: Mediu Oeste d'Estaos Xuníos
  • Azerbaijani: Orta Qərbi ABŞ
  • Basque: Mendebalde Ertaina
  • Basque: Mendebaldeko Erdialdeko Estatu Batuak
  • Belarusian: Сярэдні Захад
  • Belarusian: Сярэдні Захад ЗША
  • Bengali: মধ্যপশ্চিম যুক্তরাষ্ট্র
  • Bosnian: Srednji zapad
  • Bulgarian: Среден Запад
  • Catalan: Mig-Oest dels Estats Units
  • Catalan: Oest Mitjà
  • Catalan: Oest Mitjà dels Estats Units
  • Chinese: 美国中西部
  • Chinese: 美國中西部
  • Croatian: Srednji Zapad
  • Croatian: Srednji zapad
  • Czech: Středozápad Spojených států
  • Czech: Středozápad Spojených států amerických
  • Czech: Středozápad USA
  • Danish: Middle West
  • Danish: Midtvesten
  • Danish: Midwest
  • Dimli (individual language): Werteyrocawanê Dewletanê Yewbiyayeyan
  • Dutch: Midden-Westen
  • Dutch: Middenwesten
  • Dutch: Midwesten
  • Dutch: Midwestern United States
  • English: Middle West
  • English: Midwestern United States
  • Esperanto: Mezokcidenta Usono
  • Esperanto: Middle West
  • Esperanto: Midwest
  • Esperanto: Usona Mez-Okcidento
  • Esperanto: Usona Mez-Uesto
  • Finnish: Keskilänsi
  • Finnish: Yhdysvaltain keskilänsi
  • French: Mid-Ouest
  • French: Middle-West
  • French: Middle West
  • French: Middlewest
  • French: Midwest
  • Galician: Medio Oeste
  • German: Amerikanischer Mittelwesten
  • German: Mittlerer Westen
  • Hebrew: המערב התיכון
  • Hindi: मध्य पश्निम संयुक्त राज्य
  • Hungarian: Közép-Nyugat
  • Indonesian: Barat Tengah Amerika Serikat
  • Italian: Medio Occidente degli Stati Uniti d'America
  • Italian: Mid-West
  • Italian: Midwest
  • Italian: Stati Uniti medio occidentali
  • Japanese: アメリカ中西部
  • Japanese: アメリカ合衆国中西部
  • Japanese: 中西部
  • Japanese: 米国中西部
  • Korean: 미국 중서부
  • Latvian: Vidējie Rietumi
  • Luxembourgish: Mëttlere Westen
  • Macedonian: Среден Запад
  • Malay: Barat Tengah Amerika Syarikat
  • Northern Sami: Gaskaoarji
  • Northern Sami: Gaskaviesttar
  • Norwegian: Midtvesten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Midtvesten
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Midwest
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Midt-Vesten
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Midtvesten
  • Persian: ایالت های غرب میانه امریکا
  • Persian: ایالت های غرب میانه ایالات متحده
  • Persian: ایالت های غرب میانهٔ آمریکا
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانه آمریکا
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانه امریکا
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانه ایالات متحده
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانهٔ آمریکا
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانهٔ امریکا
  • Persian: ایالت‌های غرب میانهٔ ایالات متحده
  • Persian: غرب میانه
  • Persian: غرب میانه امریکا
  • Polish: Middle West
  • Polish: Midwest
  • Polish: Midwestern United States
  • Portuguese: Centro-Oeste
  • Portuguese: Meio-Oeste
  • Portuguese: Região Centro-Oeste dos Estados Unidos
  • Portuguese: Região centro-oeste dos estados unidos da américa
  • Romanian: Midwestern United States
  • Romanian: Vestul mijlociu
  • Romanian: Vestul mijlociu al Statelor Unite ale Americii
  • Russian: Средний Запад
  • Russian: Средний Запад США
  • Sardinian: Istados Unidos Otzidentales Mèdios
  • Serbian: Midwest
  • Serbian: Srednji zapad
  • Serbian: Амерички средњи запад
  • Serbian: Мидвест
  • Serbian: Средњи Запад
  • Serbian: Средњи запад
  • Serbo-Croatian: Srednji Zapad
  • Slovak: Midwest
  • Slovak: Midwestern United States
  • Slovak: Stredozápad
  • Slovak: Stredozápad Spojených štátov
  • Spanish: Medio Oeste
  • Spanish: Medio Oeste de Estados Unidos
  • Spanish: Medio Oeste de los Estados Unidos
  • Spanish: Medio oeste de Estados Unidos
  • Spanish: Medio oeste de los Estados Unidos
  • Spanish: Middle West
  • Spanish: Midwest
  • Spanish: Midwestern United States
  • Swedish: Mellanvästern
  • Swedish: Mellanvästra USA
  • Swedish: Midwest
  • Tamil: நடுமேற்கு ஐக்கிய அமெரிக்கா
  • Tatar: Урта көнбатыш
  • Turkish: Midwestern United States
  • Turkish: Ortabatı eyaletleri
  • Turkish: Ortabatı eyâletleri
  • Ukrainian: Середній Захід
  • Urdu: وسط مغربی ریاستہائے متحدہ
  • Vietnamese: Các tiểu bang Trung Tây
  • Vietnamese: Trung Tây Hoa Kỳ
  • Volapük: Lamerikän Zänodavesüdik
  • Western Frisian: Midwesten
  • Amerika Serikat Barat Tengah
  • Stati Uniti d'America medio-occidentali

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