Buffalo is the second largest city in the US state of New York. It is located on the shores of the lake Iri, at the place where the Niagara River passes from it. According to the 2005 census, it had 279,745 inhabitants and 1,254,066 in the wider urban area. Chicago is the third largest city (after New York and Los Angeles) and the largest city in the inland of US. It is located in the state of Illinoison the southwest coast of Lake Michigan. According to the list from 2000, it had 2,896,016 inhabitants. Chicago is the fourth largest city on the North American continent and the seventh largest city in the western hemisphere. Its wider metropolitan area is commonly referred to as Chicagoland, and includes eight districts with approximately 10 million inhabitants. With all suburban neighborhoods and nearby Milwaukee City, Chicago can also be considered as the center of megalopolis. Cleveland is the second largest city in the state of Ohio. Population according to the 2006 census is 478.403.
Detroit is the largest city in the US state of Michigan, and is also the county seat of Wayne. Detroit founded 1701 French fur merchants , and is located directly across the US border with Canada, along the River Detroit, on the other side of the Canadian city of Windsor. The city was the most populated in the 1950s. According to the population census of 1950. he had 1,849,568 inhabitants. But the number of inhabitants is over the years half decreased, so the city according to the 2000 census counted 951,270, and according to the 2004 estimate, 900,198 inhabitants. Despite the decline in population, Detroit is currently the 11th most populous city in the United States, and its metropolitan area in 2000 had 4,441,551 citizens. Detroit is today best known as the center of the automotive industry, and within it in January
every year, it hosts the North American International Automobile Show, the largest car salon on the North American continent.