United States Of America's Information
|Land Area||9,147,593 km2|
|Water Area||685,924 km2|
|Total Area||9,833,517km2 (#3)|
|Government Type||Constitutional Federal Republic|
|GDP (PPP)||$18,600.00 Billion|
|GDP Per Capita||$57,300|
|More Information||United States Of America US Map|
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About United States Of America
The United States has many of the world's major tourist attractions; among the most popular are the Disney complexes in California and Florida, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas, San Francisco, New York City, Washington D.C., Hawaiian Islands, Alaska, California, Colorado ski resorts, Florida, NASA, New England states, Texas Gulf Coast, the Mississippi River system, New Orleans, Yellowstone, the National Park System, and so much more.
For additional attractions and related info (by state), click on the individual state link on the map at the top of this page.
- Dialing Code: 1
- Electricity: 110/120V, 60Hz
- Times to Travel: It's difficult to suggest the best time to travel to the United States, as the country is a popular destination year-round; major attractions and national parks are most crowded in the summer months; fall is a desirable season in most areas of the country, especially in the New England, the Midwest and Mountain states; Arizona, California, Florida and Texas are ideal (escape the winter) destinations, and if winter sports are to your liking, the Rocky Mountain states feature some of the best skiing on the planet. In short, the USA has a perfect destination for anyone, at anytime of the year.
- U.S. National Park Service
AIRFARES - HOTELS - RENTAL CARS:
For tourism sites (by state), click on the individual state link on the map at the top of the page.
PASSPORTS - TRAVEL VISAS:
United States entry requirements are the same in all states, with most foreign travelers requiring a visa. There are exceptions as Canadian citizens only need proof of that citizenship. Travelers coming to the U.S. for tourism or business for 90 days or less from qualified countries may be eligible to visit the U.S. without a visa.
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United States Of America states, districts & their capitals
United States Of America Trivia
What are the Largest Ethnic Groups in the United States?
Some of the most common ethnicities in the United States include German, African American, Mexican, Irish, and English.
Largest Ethnic Groups And Nationalities In The United States
How Old is the United States of America?
The US Constitution and Declaration of Independence were signed at Independence Hall in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776.
How Old Is the United States of America?
What State is Washington, D.C. In?
Washington, D.C. is the capital of the United States. It is not located in any state and is instead a territory of its own.
Which State is Washington, D.C. In?
What are the Most Dangerous Cities in the United States?
According to the FBI crime report, St. Louis, Missouri has the highest violent crime rate in the United States, with 1,817 violent crimes for every 100,000 people. Other cities with high violent crime rates include Detroit, Michigan, with 1,759 violent crimes per 100,000 people, and Memphis, Tennessee, with 1,740 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Most Dangerous Cities in the US
What are the Demographics of the Jail Population in the United States?
White, Asian, and female Americans are far less likely to end up behind bars than men, Latinos, and African Americans.
US Prison Population By Race
When Did Women Get The Right To Vote In The US?
In the United States, women got the right to vote in 1920 with the 19th amendment to the constitution. Notable suffrage leaders include Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Carrie Chapman Catt. Congress passed the 19th Amendment on June 4, 1919, and it was adopted on August 18, 1920.