Upper Peninsula

The Upper Peninsula is a region of . It is not connected to the rest of the state, but is connected at its southwestern end to . Therefore, in general the Upper Peninsula is located much closer to , and the neighboring state of Wisconsin than with the Lower Peninsula, separated by a small channel connecting Lakes Michigan and Huron.
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is a United States National Park comprising Isle Royale and the surrounding waters and small islands, a wilderness preserve in northwest Lake Superior. Photo: Robert Engberg, CC BY 2.0.

is a city in in the U.S. state of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Sault Ste Marie or is a city of 14,000 people in the Upper Peninsula of , across the river from the twin city of , in . Photo: P199, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, commonly shortened to Esky, is a port city in in the U.S. state of , located on Little Bay de Noc in the state's Upper Peninsula. Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

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is part of 's Upper Peninsula, jutting out into Lake Superior. Photo: Richie Diesterheft, CC BY 2.0.

is a small city in the Upper Peninsula of , on the southern shore of Lake Superior. Photo: Stanthejeep, CC BY-SA 2.5.

is a city in the Upper Peninsula of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in the U.S. state of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

is a city in the Upper Peninsula of the state of , at the north end of the Mackinac Bridge. Photo: Royalbroil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of . Photo: Andrew Jameson, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a city in in the Upper Peninsula of the U.S. state of , about 18 miles south of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

, formerly Monistique, is the only city and county seat of in the U.S. state of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a city in in the U.S. state of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

is an island and resort area, covering 4.35 square miles in land area, in the U.S. state of . Photo: Eli Duke, CC BY-SA 2.0.

is a village in northwest , United States, and the county seat of . Photo: Royalbroil, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a village and county seat of in the U.S. state of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

is a in of the U.S. state of .

is an unincorporated community in in the U.S. state of .

is an island in the Upper Peninsula region of and the seventh largest naturally occurring lake island in the world.

is an unincorporated community in of the U.S. state of . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Paradise is an unincorporated community on Whitefish Bay. Photo: Notorious4life, CC0.

State Park is in the Upper Peninsula of . Photo: Bobak, CC BY 3.0.

Sagola Township is a civil township of in the U.S. state of .

Upper Peninsula

Latitude of center
46.673° or 46° 40' 22.8" north
Longitude of center
-89.1745° or 89° 10' 28.3" west
Population
311,000
Elevation
951 feet (290 metres)
Geo­Names ID
12217946

Also Known As

  • Arabic: شبه جزيرة ميشيغان العليا
  • Azerbaijani: Miçiqanın Yuxarı yarımadası
  • Azerbaijani: Yuxarı yarımadası
  • Bengali: মিশিগানের উর্ধ্বস্থ উপদ্বীপ
  • Catalan: Península superior de Michigan
  • Chinese: 密芝根上半島
  • Chinese: 密西根上半島
  • Dutch: Bovenschiereiland van Michigan
  • Dutch: Upper Peninsula
  • English: U.P.
  • English: Upper Michigan
  • English: Upper Peninsula of Michigan
  • Esperanto: supra duoninsulo de Miĉigano
  • Finnish: Yläniemimaa
  • French: Péninsule supérieure du Michigan
  • German: Obere Halbinsel
  • German: Obere Halbinsel von Michigan
  • Hebrew: חצי האי העליון של מישיגן
  • Hungarian: Felső-félsziget
  • Indonesian: Semenanjung Hulu
  • Italian: Michigan superiore
  • Italian: Sopra il ponte
  • Italian: penisola superiore
  • Japanese: アッパー半島
  • Korean: 어퍼반도
  • Latin: Paeninsula Michiganensis Superior
  • Occitan (post 1500): Peninsula superiora de Michigan
  • Persian: شبه جزیره علیای میشیگان
  • Polish: Górny Półwysep
  • Portuguese: Michigan Superior
  • Portuguese: Península Superior
  • Russian: Верхний полуостров
  • Russian: Верхний полуостров Мичигана
  • Spanish: Peninsula Superior de Michigan
  • Spanish: Península Superior de Míchigan
  • Spanish: Península superior de Míchigan
  • Swedish: Michigans övre halvö
  • Ukrainian: Верхній півострів Мічигану
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Thượng Michigan
  • Western Frisian: Opper-Michigan
  • Yue Chinese: 密芝根上半島
  • Penisola superiore

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