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June 1, 2018 0 Comment


Country United States
Continent North America
Location 38° 0’ N, 97° 00’ W
Area 9,833,520 km²
Coastline 12,383 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 Zone UTC –4 to -12, +10, +11
Summer (DST) – UTC -4 to -10
Population 325 million (2017)
Independence Day 4th July, 1776
President of USA Donald Trump
Vice President of USA Mike Pence
National Anthem The Star-Spangled Banner
USA March Music The Stars and Stripes Forever
National Mammal American Bison
National Bird Bald Eagle
National Flower Rose
National Tree Oak
National Game Baseball
National Colors Red, White and Blue
National Language English
Others Languages Spanish, 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 USA 29 years for men and 27 years for women
Capital Washington, D.C. (380 53’N 770 01’W)
Number of States 50 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
GDP PPP – $18.558 trillion (2016)

Nominal – $18.558 trillion (2016)

GDP per capita $57,220 (2016)
Number of Courts in United States 94 Courts
Total number of Political parties in USA 8 political parties

  • Republican Party
  • Democratic Party
  • Vermont Progressive Party
  • Libertarian Party
  • Working Families Party
  • Independence Party of New York
  • Independent
  • Vacant
Currency / Bills United States dollar ($)
Calling Code  +1
Official Languages None at Federal Level
Internet TLD (Top Level Domain) .us

.gov

.mil

.edu

ISO 3166 code US
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 State Alaska
Smallest State Rhode Island
Largest City New York City
Smallest City Presque Isle
Lowest literacy state California
Highest literacy state Montana
Longest Railway platform in USA State Street Subway (3,501 ft)
Total number of Railway Stations 38
Longest River in USA Missouri River
Largest Lake Lake Michigan-Huron
Highest Mountain Denali
Largest Desert Great Basin Desert
Biggest waterfall Oloúpena Falls (by height 2,953’)
Biggest dam Oroville Dam
Biggest Airport Denver International
Tallest building One World Trade Center
Bird Sanctuaries 25 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 USA Bill 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 Website https://www.usa.gov/

 

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