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Northern U.S. federated state, 145,436 km², 5,556,506 residents (2006
estimate), 38 inhabitants / km², capital: Madison. Borders: Michigan (N,
E), Illinois (S), Iowa (SW), Minnesota (W). "See geographical map vol. 22,
page 497" "For the geographical map see the lemma of the 20th volume."
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Federated state in the Great Lakes region. The territory is mainly undulating
and hilly and almost everywhere traces of the Quaternary glaciation are evident,
which affected the region with intense erosion, over- excavation and
deposit. There are numerous lakes, especially in the northern and eastern
sectors, where the largest lake basin opens, that of Winnebago, NE of which lies
the long and slender Peninsula of Door, which separates Green Bay from the main
nucleus of Lake Michigan. Except for the extreme northern edge and the
north-eastern sector, tributaries of the San Lorenzo through
Lake Superior and Michigan respectively, the rest of the territory is crossed
by Mississippi, which flows to the southwestern border of the state, through the
rivers Saint Croix, Chippewa, Black, Wisconsin and Rock. Wisconsin bases its
economy on the tertiary and industries (food, engineering, electrical
engineering, paper, furniture, tanning and footwear). Agriculture, breeding and
exploitation of the forest and subsoil play a significant role.
Originally, from 1671, belonging to France, it became a British possession in
1763, after the Seven Years' War. Formally ceded to the USA in 1783, it actually
remained under British rule until the war of 1812-14. Lead mines and the fur
trade, monopolized by the American Fur Company, remained for a long
time the main reasons of interest for the colonization of this territory. The
American penetration of the rest was long opposed by the tenacious resistance of
the Indians. Wisconsin was the scene of the war against Black
Hawk (1832). Organized as a territory in 1836, at the end of the Indian wars, it
was admitted to the Union in 1848. Strongly anti-slavery, during the civil war
he fought under the flags of the Union.
Below you will see top cities in Wisconsin.
City (209,306 residents in 1998) and capital of the State
of Wisconsin (USA), 120 km W of Milwaukee, 260 m between the Mendota and Monona
lakes. Road and railway junction, it is the agricultural market and home to the
mechanical, chemical, textile and clothing industries. University of Wisconsin
City (87,900 residents) of the State of Wisconsin (USA), 200 km NE
of Madison, located 180 m at the mouth of the Fox River in Green Bay, a deep
inlet on the northwestern shore of Lake Michigan. An important road, rail and
river communication hub, it is home to the mechanical, iron and steel, paper,
furniture and food industries. Airport.