THE UNITED STATES

The United States is located in North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico.

US facts

Official Name: The United States of America.
Capital: Washington DC.
Population: 310 million (aprox.)
Area: 9,826,675 sq km
Currency: US dollar ($)
Religion: Christianity
Literacy: 99%
Languages: English. Spanish (No official language)

Major Cities: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix.
Climate: The United States has a broad range of climates, varying from the tropical rain-forest of Hawaii and the tropical savanna of Florida to the subarctic and tundra climates of Alaska.

National Day: Independence Day (July 4th).

Links

Map: The World Factbook (CIA)