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Celebrate the beauty and history of the United States

What do you know about the United States? Get the facts.


Official name: United States of America


Location: North America


Size: 3,794,100 square miles (9,826,675 square kilometers); about half the size of South America


Population: 313,847,465 in 2012


Capital: Washington, D.C.


Climate: Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, and arctic in Alaska


Currency: U.S. dollar


Products: Wheat, corn, fruits, vegetables, cotton, beef, pork, poultry, dairy products, fish, forest products; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles

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