United States of America

United States of America

Type of Place: Country | Military Combatant | Region | Statistical region | Breed origin | Sports Team Location | Cyclone-affected area | Dated location | Governmental Jurisdiction | Beer country / region | Sport Country | Fictional Setting | Video Game Region | Filming location | Flag referent | Place of interment | Literature Subject | Olympic participating country | Organization scope | Quotation Subject | Organization member | Film subject | Exhibition subject | Radio subject | Name source | Speech topic » The United States of America commonly called the United States, the U.S., the USA, America. The country is situated mostly in central North America, where its forty-eight contiguous states and Washington, D.C., the capital district, are bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The state of Alaska is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to the east and Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses several territories in the Pacific and Caribbean. At 3.79 million square miles and with over 312 million people, the United States is the third or fourth largest country by total area, and the third largest by both land area and population. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many...
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