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Geography Statistics of United States Of America


United States Of America's Information

Flag of United States Of America
Land Area 9,147,593 km2
Water Area 685,924 km2
Total Area 9,833,517 km2
Population 323,995,528
Population Density 32.95 / km2
Government Type Constitutional Federal Republic
GDP (PPP) $18,600.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $57,300
Currency Dollar (USD)
More Information US Map
Largest Cities
  • New York City (8,175,133)
  • Los Angeles (3,792,621)
  • Chicago (2,695,598)
  • Brooklyn (2,300,664)
  • Borough of Queens (2,272,771)
  • Houston (2,099,451)
  • Philadelphia (1,526,006)
  • Manhattan (1,487,536)
  • Phoenix (1,445,632)
  • The Bronx (1,385,108)

Land Area:

  • Land: 3,537,436 sq. miles (9,161,923 sq km)
  • Water: 181,274 sq. miles (469,497 sq km)
  • Total: 3,718,710 sq. miles (9,631,420 sq km)
  • Land Area: (individual states)
  • Land Area: (all countries)
  • Horizontal Width: 2,680 miles
  • Vertical Length: 1,582 miles
  • Geographic Center: In the continental 48 states, it is a point 2 miles to the northwest of Lebanon, Kansas; with Alaska and Hawaii included, that point is near Belle Fourche, South Dakota.
Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections

Elevations:
  • Highest Point:
    Mt. McKinley, (Alaska) 20,320 ft. (6,194 m).
  • Highest Point: (continental 48 states)
    Mount Whitney, (California) is the highest point at 14,495ft (4,418 m)
  • Lowest Point:
    Death Valley, (California)(-282 ft.) (-86 m)
  • Mean Elevation: (average) 2,512 feet

Land Borders:
  • Alaska, USA - Canada 1,538 miles (2,475 km)
  • Canada - USA 3,145 miles (5,061 km)
  • Mexico - USA 1,951 miles (3,141 km)
  • Bordering Countries (2) Canada and Mexico

Land Divisions:

The U.S. is divided into 50 states and 1 district.

  • States:
    • Alabama
    • Alaska
    • Arizona
    • Arkansas
    • California
    • Colorado
    • Connecticut
    • Delaware
    • 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
  • District: District of Columbia (Washington, DC)


Land: (most northern-southern-eastern-western)

If you exclude Alaska and Hawaii...

  • Most Northern Pt: Angle, Minnesota, at 49º 23'N
  • Most Southern Pt: East Cape, Florida, at 25º 7'N
  • Most Eastern Pt: West Quoddy Head, ME,
    at 66º 57'W
  • Most Western Pt: Cape Alava, WA, at 124º 44

Coastlines:
  • Coastlines: 12,383 miles (19,928 km)
  • Atlantic coastline: 2,069 miles (3,330 km)
  • Pacific coastline: + Hawaii: 7,623 miles (12,268 km)
  • Gulf of Mexico coastline: 1,631 miles (2,625 km)
  • Alaska coastline: 1,060 miles (1,706 km)

Counties:
  • Counties in the U.S.: 3,066
  • Counties map
  • Largest County: (by population) Los Angeles,
    9.2 million

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