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USA : Wiki, Area, Biography, Location, Currency, Festivals & More

June 1, 2018 0 Comment


CountryUnited States
ContinentNorth America
Location38° 0’ N, 97° 00’ W
Area9,833,520 km²
Coastline12,383 miles
Neighboring Countries
  • Bahamas
  • Canada
  • Cuba
  • Mexico
  • Russia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Haiti
  • Jamaica
  • Japan
  • Kiribati
  • Marshall Islands
  • Federated States of Micronesia
  • Netherlands
  • Samoa
  • Tonga
  • Venezuela
  • Anguilla
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Cook Islands
  • Niue
  • Tokelau
Time ZoneUTC –4 to -12, +10, +11
Summer (DST) – UTC -4 to -10
Population325 million (2017)
Independence Day4th July, 1776
President of USADonald Trump
Vice President of USAMike Pence
National AnthemThe Star-Spangled Banner
USA March MusicThe Stars and Stripes Forever
National MammalAmerican Bison
National BirdBald Eagle
National FlowerRose
National TreeOak
National GameBaseball
National ColorsRed, White and Blue
National LanguageEnglish
Others LanguagesSpanish, French and Hawaiian
Prestigious Awards
  • Civilian Award– Congressional Gold Medal
  • Gallantry Awards– Presidential Medal of Freedom, Presidential Citizens Medal
  • Literature Award– America Award, Nobel Prize
  • Cinema Awards– Oscar, BAFTA, Golden Globe Awards
Seasons
  • Spring (March 1st to May31st)
  • Summer (June 1st to August 31st)
  • Fall(autumn) (September 1st to November 30th)
  • Winter (December 1st to February 28/29)
Religions
  • Christian (70.6%)
  • Irreligious (22.8%)
  • Jewish (1.9%)
  • Hindu (0.7%)
  • Muslim (0.9%)
  • Buddhist (0.7%)
  • Other Faiths (1.8%)
Average Marriage age in USA29 years for men and 27 years for women
CapitalWashington, D.C. (380 53’N 770 01’W)
Number of States50 States and 16 Territories

Inhabited Territories of USA

  • Guam
  • Northern Mariana Islands
  • Puerto Rico
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • American Samoa

Uninhabited Territories of USA

  • Palmyra Atoll
  • Baker Island
  • Howland Island
  • Jarvis Island
  • Johnston Atoll
  • Kingman Reef
  • Midway Islands
  • Navassa Island
  • Wake Island
  • Serranilla Bank
  • Bajo Nuevo Bank
Type of Government
GDPPPP – $18.558 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $18.558 trillion (2016)

GDP per capita$57,220 (2016)
Number of Courts in United States94 Courts
Total number of Political parties in USA8 political parties

  • Republican Party
  • Democratic Party
  • Vermont Progressive Party
  • Libertarian Party
  • Working Families Party
  • Independence Party of New York
  • Independent
  • Vacant
Currency / BillsUnited States dollar ($)
Calling Code +1
Official LanguagesNone at Federal Level
Internet TLD (Top Level Domain).us

.gov

.mil

.edu

ISO 3166 codeUS
Festivals of United States
  • New Year’s Day
  • Martin Luther King Day
  • Valentine’s Day
  • President’s Day
  • St. Patrick’s Day
  • April Fool’s Day
  • Good Friday
  • Easter
  • Passover
  • Mother’s Day
  • Memorial Day
  • Father’s Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Columbus Day
  • Halloween
  • Veterans Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas
  • Kwanzaa
Largest StateAlaska
Smallest StateRhode Island
Largest CityNew York City
Smallest CityPresque Isle
Lowest literacy stateCalifornia
Highest literacy stateMontana
Longest Railway platform in USAState Street Subway (3,501 ft)
Total number of Railway Stations38
Longest River in USAMissouri River
Largest LakeLake Michigan-Huron
Highest MountainDenali
Largest DesertGreat Basin Desert
Biggest waterfallOloúpena Falls (by height 2,953’)
Biggest damOroville Dam
Biggest AirportDenver International
Tallest buildingOne World Trade Center
Bird Sanctuaries25 Bird Sanctuaries
Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • 131 Wildlife Sanctuaries
  • 59 National parks
Monuments and Memorials
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
  • 9/11 Memorial
  • Trail of Tears National Historic Trail
  • USS Arizona
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Liberty Memorial
  • Mount Rushmore
  • Arlington National Cemetery
  • Korean War Veterans Memorial
  • Statue of Liberty National Monument
  • George Washington Birthplace
  • Gettysburg National Military Park
  • Manzanar National Historic Site
  • Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument
  • Fort McHenry
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Richest person of USABill Gates: $75 Billion
Best place to visit in USA
  • Walt Disney World
  • Yellowstone National Park
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Statue of Liberty
  • New York City
  • Grand Canyon
  • San Francisco
  • Las Vegas
  • Chicago
  • Los Angeles
  • Washington DC
  • Orlando
  • Miami
  • Boston
  • Niagara Falls
  • Denver
Official Websitehttps://www.usa.gov/

 

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