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Where is The United States Of America?

map showing the location of The United States Of America

Located in the continent of North America, United States Of America covers 9,161,966 square kilometers of land and 664,709 square kilometers of water, making it the 3rd largest nation in the world with a total area of 9,826,675 square kilometers.

The United States Of America became an independent state in 1783, after gaining its sovereignty from The United Kingdom. The population of The United States Of America is 313,847,465 (2012) and the nation has a density of 34 people per square kilometer.

The currency of The United States Of America is the US Dollar (USD). As well, the people of The United States Of America are refered to as American.

The dialing code for the country is 1 and the top level internet domain for American sites is .us.

The United States Of America shares land borders with 3 countries: Cuba, Canada, Mexico.

To learn more, visit our detailed United States Of America section.

Quick facts

Population 313,847,465
Density 34.3 / km2 ( 88.7 / mi2 )
Language English
Independence Year 1783
Capital Washington, D.C. (District of Columbia)
Currency US Dollar
GDP 17,400,000,000,000 (2014 data)
GDP per Capita 55,441 (2014 data)
Land Area 9,161,966 km2 (3,537,453 mi2)
Water Area 664,709 km2 (256,645 mi2)
Neighbouring Countries Canada, Mexico
Minimum Longitude -180.000
Maximum Longitude -66.900
Mininum Latitude 5.870
Maximum Latitude 71.390

What is the capital of The United States Of America?

map showing the location of The United States Of America
Location of Washington, D.C. on a map.

Washington, D.C. is the capital city of united states. It has a population of 601,723, and is located on a latitue of 38.9 and longitude of -77.04.

Washington, D.C. is also the political center of united states, which is considered a Republic, and home to its Executive head of state.

Quick Facts About Washington, D.C., the Capital Of The United States Of America

City Washington, D.C.
Country The United States Of America
Population 601,723
Longitude -77.03637000
Latitude 38.89511000
Elevation 6 meters over sea level

Most popular cities in The United States Of America

Rank City Population
#1New York City8,175,133
#2Los Angeles3,792,621
#3Chicago2,695,598
#4Brooklyn2,300,664
#5Borough of Queens2,272,771
#6Houston2,099,451
#7Philadelphia1,526,006
#8Phoenix1,445,632
#9The Bronx1,385,108
#10San Antonio1,327,407
#11San Diego1,307,402
#12Dallas1,197,816
#13San Jose945,942
#14Indianapolis829,718
#15Jacksonville821,784
#16San Francisco805,235
#17Austin790,390
#18Fort Worth741,206
#19Charlotte731,424
#20Detroit713,777

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This page was last updated on October 2, 2015.