With a total area of about 44 sq. miles, Battle Creek is situated at an elevated point of about 840 ft above the ground level. It is located on the Northwestern part part of Calhoun County in the U.S. State of Michigan. It is also known by its nickname 'Cereal City', since it is the world headquarters of the Kellog Company, Post Cereals and Ralston Foods.The Sanitarium of Battle Creek is a historical building and it attracts a lot of visitors in the area. The local media industry is also quite well developed. Some of the important local festivals are the World's longest breakfast table, Flight entertainment festival,International festival of lights and some others. These attracts a large number of tourists from far and near. Some of the most reputed employers of the area are Kellogg, Benson Battle Creek, Kellogg Community College, Public Schools of Battle Creek and among others.Tourism is also an important part of the local economic activity, since thee are some interesting points for the tourists. This is supported by the presence of an international airport on the vicinity.