The United States of America is a country basically located in North America. It is also known as the U.S.A. or USA, United States, U.S. or US or America.
By total area and land, it is the 3rd largest country in the world. The United States shares its border with Mexico to its South and with Canada to its North. The principal financial center of the United States is in New York City. Its Motto is In God We Trust.
On 4 July 1776, the United States announced Independence and became the first Nation State established on understanding the rules of liberal democracy, unalienable natural rights, and consent of the governed. The US had founded itself as a great power in 1890 and became the largest economy in the world.
National Language of United States
In the United States, the national language is English.
Largest City in the United States
New York City is the largest city in the US.
Capital of United States
Washington D.C. is the capital of the US.
Religion in the United States
In the year 2021, the religions in the USA are:
Currency of the United States
The currency of the US is in U.S. dollars ($) or USD.
United States Calling Code
The calling code of the US is +1.
United States Ethnic Groups
In 2020, the ethnic groups by race and by origin in the USA are:
|Two or Other Races||10.2%|
Non-Hispanic or Latino
|Hispanic or Latino||
Area of United States
The total area of the US is almost 3,796,742 square mi or 9,833,520 km.
Top Richest People in the United States
According to the year 2023, the top richest people in the US are:
Source of Wealth
|180 Billion||Tesla, SpaceX|
|Warren Buffett||115.6 Billion||
|Jeff Bezos||114 Billion||
|Sergey Brin||113.1 Billion||
|Steve Ballmer||99.9 Billion||
|Michael Bloomberg||69 Billion||
United States Population
In the year 2022, the estimated population of the US is 333,287,557 while according to the poll, its population is approximately 331,449, 281.
- United Nations World Bank
- International Monetary Fund
- Organization of the American States
- World Health Organization
Types of People Living in the United States
Six races are recognized officially by the US:
- Alaska Native
- American Indian
- Black or African-American
- Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander
- White and People of Two or More Race
In the United States, many languages are spoken in which English is the most common and there is no official language.
In 2010, according to the American Community Survey, out of the total population of 308 Million in the US, almost 229 million spoke English, 37 million spoke Spanish, 2.8 million spoke Chinese, 1.1 million spoke Korean and 1 million spoke German at home.
The Rail Network in the United States is the longest in the world and is more than 293,564 km.
In the US, personal transportation is controlled by automobiles which operate a network of 6.4 million kilometers of public roads making it the largest network in the world. It is the second largest manufacturer of motor vehicles in the world.
Science, Technology, and Energy
In the 19th century, it had been the leader in technological innovation and scientific research in the 20th century. The US achieve nearly 79.1% of its energy from fossil fuels in 2021.
The United States launched a total of 51 spaceflights and had 2,944 active satellites in space in 2021. It is ranked no 2nd in the Global Innovation Index in 2022.
Presidents of the United States
John Adams served as a second President of the US from 1797-1801. Thomas Jefferson served as the third President of the US and the current President of the US is Joe Biden.
States of the United States
The United States of America consists of 50 States in which some of these are:
- New York
Colonization, Settlement, and Communities
In 1607, British colonization of North America started with the Virginia colony where travelers settled in Jamestown.In 1619, the House of Burgesses was established in Virginia.
In 1620, the Plymouth colony was founded. Harvard College in Cambridge was established in 1636 as the first institution of higher education.
During the European Colonization in the 17th century, many European settlers experienced disease and, a shortage of food in which King Philip’s War was also included.
Flag of the United States
The National Flag of the U.S. is frequently considered to as the American Flag or the U.S. Flag.
It is designed as thirteen equal horizontal stripes alternating with red and white with a blue rectangle in the cantons, 50 white stars of alternating numbers of six and five horizontal rows on a blue field.
Map of the United States
The Map of the US shows bordering countries with international boundaries, the National Capital Washington D.C., US state capitals, US State Borders, US State and its major cities, major rivers, interstate highways, railroads, and major airports.
FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)
Who discovered America?
Explorer Christopher Columbus discovered America.
What is the age limit to study in the US?
The age limit to study in the US is 14 years to 79 years old.
What is the cost of a student visa in the USA?
The cost of a student visa in the USA is approximately 160 USD.
What is the USA most known for?
The USA is most known for:
- The Stars and Stripes
- New York
- The Grand Canyon
How many countries are in the Americas?
There are almost 35 countries in the Americas.
What is famous in the USA to buy?
The most famous to buy in the US is Perfumes.
What is the USA’s famous food?
The most famous food in the US is hamburgers and cheeseburgers.
Why is the United States so important?
The USA is so important for:
- Global Leadership
- Defense and Promotion of the Liberal International Order
- Defense and Promotion of Freedom
- Human Rights
Which countries are the oldest in the world?
- North Korea
What are the largest countries in the Americas?
- United States
What is the most powerful country in the world?
The most powerful country in the World is the United States or the US.
What is freedom in America?
There is a freedom of Assembly, Religion, and Speech in America.
What is the largest state in the US?
The largest state is Alaska.
What are the good things about America?
- Diverse Landscapes
- Diverse Cultures
- Mountain Towns
- Incredible Cities
- Road Trips
- Super Fast Internet
- Fun Festivals and Events
What is the happiest country in the world?
Why is America so developed?
America is so developed because of:
- High Productivity
- Extensive Natural Resources
Who lived in America first?
Clovis people first lived in America.
Which is the richest country in the world?
According to the year 2023, the United States of America is the richest country in the world.
What are the two rights of living in the USA?
The two rights of everyone living in the US are:
- Freedom of Speech
- Freedom of Religion
What are the most difficult questions asked on the US citizenship test?
- What is the Rule of Law?
- Who was the President during World War I?
- Who was President during the Great Depression and World War II?