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Maps of United States

Phyiscal Map of the United States With State Boundaries. It shows the physical features of the US including mountain ranges, rivers, and major lakes. 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 Canada Cuba Mexico The Bahamas

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.

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

List of States:

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

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Location of US

Map showing location of United States in the world.

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 Western Hemisphere, 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.

Regional Maps: Map of North America

Key Facts

Legal Name United States of America
Capital City Washington, DC
38 53 N, 77 02 W
Independence 4 July 1776 (declared independence from Great Britain); 3 September 1783 (recognized by Great Britain)


Total Area 9,833,517.00 km2
Land Area 9,147,593.00 km2
Water Area 685,924.00 km2
Total Border 12,048.0 km
Coastline 19,924.0 km
Bordering Countries Canada 8893 km (including 2477 km with Alaska), Mexico 3155 km
Climate Mostly temperate, but tropical in hawaii and florida, arctic in alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the mississippi river, and arid in the great basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in january and february by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the rocky mountains
Coordinates 38 00 N, 97 00 W
Mean Elevation 760 m
Lowest Elevation -86 m
Death Valley (lowest point in North America)
Highest Elevation 6,190 m


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)
Ethnic Groups white 72.4%, black 12.6%, Asian 4.8%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.9%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.2%, other 6.2%, two or more races 2.9% (2010 est.)
Languages English only 78.2%, Spanish 13.4%, Chinese 1.1%, other 7.3% (2017 est.)
Religions Protestant 46.5%, Roman Catholic 20.8%, Jewish 1.9%, Mormon 1.6%, other Christian 0.9%, Muslim 0.9%, Jehovah's Witness 0.8%, Buddhist 0.7%, Hindu 0.7%, other 1.8%, unaffiliated 22.8%, don't know/refused 0.6% (2014 est.)


Currency US Dollar (USD)
GDP $21.37 Trillion
GDP Per Capita $65,118.36
Exports Agricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) 9.2%, industrial supplies (organic chemicals) 26.8%, capital goods (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) 49.0%, consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) 15.0% (2008 est.)

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