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Phyiscal Map of the United States With State Boundaries. It shows the physical features of the US including its mountain ranges, rivers, and major lakes. United States Graphic Maps.com Mexico Oceans Great Lakes California Oceans Oceans Gulf of Mexico Carribean World Atlas.com Tropic of Cancer Alaska Hawaii Washington Oregon Nevada California Arizona Utah Idaho Montana North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Missouri Iowa Minnesota Wisconsin Michigan Wyoming Colorado New Mexico Texas Oklahoma Arkansas Mississippi Louisiana Alabama Georgia South Carolina North Carolina Tennessee Kentucky West Virginia Indiana Illinois Ohio Pennsylvania New York Washington D.C. Maryland Deleware New Jersey Connecticut Rhode Island Massachusets Maine New Hampshire Vermont Florida Carribean Florida Keys Carribean Tropic of Cancer Gulf of California Great Lakes Hudson Bay

The United States (US) covers a total area of 9,833,520 sq. km. Of this area, the 48 contiguous states and the District of Columbia cover 8,080,470 sq. km. The archipelago of Hawaii has an area of 28,311 sq. km while the remaining area is part of the US territories.

The greatest east-west distance in the 48 contiguous states of the country is 4,500 km. North-south, the longest distance in the 48 contiguous states region is 2,660 km.

This physical map of the US shows the terrain of all 50 states of the USA. Higher elevation is shown in brown identifying mountain ranges such as the Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada Mountains and the Appalachian Mountains. Lower elevations are indicated throughout the southeast of the country, as well as along the Eastern Seaboard. Major rivers in the country include the Mississippi, the Missouri, the Colorado, the Arkansas, and the Columbia. Large lakes include the Great Lakes system consisting of Lake Superior, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario. Denali (Mount Mckinley) in Alaska is the state's highest point wich rises to an elevation of 20,322ft (6,194m). The state's lowest point is at the Badwater Basin, Death Valley, California at -282ft (-86m).  

List of US States

Map of US States. Political map with US States labeled. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Utah Arizona Montana Wyoming Colorado New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Kentucky Tennessee Mississippi Alabama Indiana Michigan Ohio Georgia Florida West Virginia Pennsylvania New York South Carolina North Carolina Virginia Maine New Hampshire Vermont Massachusetts New Jersey Maryland Rhode Island Connecticut Delaware District Of Columbia Canada Mexico Alaska The Bahamas Hawaii Bermuda

The 50 states are the major administrative divisions of the country. In alphabetical order, these states are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

The states are divided into counties, which are further subdivided into municipalities. The District of Columbia is the federal district in which the country's capital - Washington D.C. is based. 

The 14 U.S. territories are: Puerto Rico, Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Midway Atoll, Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Palmyra Atoll (incorporated territory), Kingman Reef, Wake Island and Navassa Island. 

Covering a total area of 9,833,520 sq. km, the United States is the world's 3rd largest country. Located along the northern shore of the Potomac River in the federal district of Columbia is, Washington D.C. - the country's capital city. Situated at the southern edge of the State of New York is the New York City - the largest and the most populous city of the U.S. 

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Location of US

Map showing location of United States in the world. Arctic Circle Alaska Hudson Bay Canada Arctic Ocean World Atlas.com Hawaii Mexico Gulf of Mexico Carribean Tropic of Cancer Carribean Sea Central America Oceans South America Equator Greenland Oceans North America United States

The map above shows the location of the United States within North America, with Mexico to the south and Canada to the north. Found in the Norhern and Western Hemispheres, the country is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean in the east and the Pacific Ocean in the west, as well as the Gulf of Mexico to the south.

United States Bordering Countries: Canada, Mexico.

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Outline Map of The US

The above blank map represents the contiguous United States, the world's 3rd largest country located in North America. The above map can be downloaded, printed and used for geography education purposes like map-pointing and coloring activities. 

The above outline map represents the contiguous United States, the world's 3rd largest country located in North America. 

Key Facts

Legal Name United States of America
Flag of United States
Capital City Washington, DC
38 53 N, 77 02 W
Total Area 9,833,517.00 km2
Land Area 9,147,593.00 km2
Water Area 685,924.00 km2
Population 328,239,523
Major Cities
  1. New York-Newark (18,803,552)
  2. Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana (12,446,597)
  3. Chicago (8,865,009)
  4. Houston (6,370,704)
  5. Dallas-Fort Worth (6,300,661)
  6. Miami (6,122,134)
  7. Atlanta (5,803,065)
  8. Philadelphia (5,716,764)
  9. Washington, D.C. (5,321,730)
  10. Phoenix-Mesa (4,511,420)
Currency US Dollar (USD)
GDP $21.37 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $65,118.36

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