The United States of America is the second largest country in North America, and its inhabitants account for about 56.72 percent of North America's population. The United States consists of fifty distinct states, most of which are located on the North American continent. The forty-eight contiguous states, sometimes called the "lower 48 states" are located to the south of Canada and to the north of Mexico. Alaska, the 49th (and largest) state, is located in northwestern North America, west of Canada, while Hawaii, the 50th (and only island) state, is located in the Pacific Ocean about 2,467 miles southwest of California.
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World Bank statistical data and graphs about economic and social development patterns in the United States. Data includes topics such as GNI per capita, school enrollment, and life expectancy.
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
This site features United States road maps, topographical maps, and relief maps as well as detailed regional maps of the USA. View the map of the original 13 states, as they existed after the Revolutionary War.
The dome of the United States Capitol rises in front of a cloudless blue sky. Capitol buildings serve as historic landmarks of the federal government and of each state, as well as places in which official government business takes place.
Captioned gallery photo and description of the United States Capitol in Washington, DC. The Capitol building houses the Senate and House of Representative legislative chambers.
This United States map site provides a history of the United States along with free printable outline, topographical, and road maps of the entire United States and regions within it.
Browse this library guide and directory to learn about public libraries and institutional libraries in the United States of America. All directory listings include contact information, category tags, and website links.
Browse this newspaper publisher directory for information about newspaper publishers in the United States of America. All directory listings include contact information, category tags, and website links.
This website directory, started in 2007, includes a broad selection of categorized website links that are of general interest to English-speaking people in the United States of America.
Outlet shoppers are often willing to travel some distance to go outlet shopping. This web page lists selected outlet store malls that are located in western United States.
Each of the fifty (50) states in the United States of America has a capital city. This State-Capitals.org website contains information about, and interactive maps of, these state capitals.
The U.S. Virgin islands are comprised of St Croix, St John, and St Thomas. Learn more about these Caribbean islands and find helpful travel guides for planning a relaxing vacation getaway.
LocDir.com is a local directory which features regional categories for all fifty states in the USA. Web site owners, webmasters, and publicists can submit family-friendly, English-language web sites.
This site is a convenient map portal offering access to political, topographical, and relief maps for each US state. Each individual state map website also offers state-specific geographical and travel information.
There are many different kinds of maps, with road maps being the most popular for travel purposes. Here you will find road maps, topo maps, and other maps for all fifty states and Washington DC.
This map shows all 50 states of the USA with their 2-letter abbreviations. The states on the North American continent are located correctly with respect to each other.
The Federal Reserve is the central bank of the United States. The Federal Reserve Bank is in change of ensuring the stability of the currency and monetary system of the United States.
At least 26 people are dead after a bridge collapse in Italy. Here's a look at other fatal bridge incidents in Germany, Portugal and the United States in recent history.
ABC News. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 02:59:18 UTC.
A 21-year-old survivor of a suicide attempt became the youngest person in the United States to undergo a face transplant after three years of reconstructive procedures and more than 15 hours on the operating table.
Alexandria Hein. Fox News. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:11:00 GMT.
Iran has unveiled a next generation short-range ballistic missile and vowed to further boost its capabilities, defying U.S. demands to stop development of such sophisticated weapons.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 01:30:33 +0000.
Iran's supreme leader said Monday that his country will neither go to war nor enter into negotiations with the United States as the Trump administration restores sanctions lifted under the 2015 nuclear deal.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:24:51 EDT.
United States Bibliography
Atlas of United States History. Union, NJ. Hammond World Atlas Corporation. 2001.
Road Atlas. Long Island City, NY. American Map. 2007.
Bernstein, Richard B. The Constitution of the United States of America. New York, NY. Fall River. 2002.
Bock, Judy, and Rachel Kranz. Encyclopedia of the United States. New York, NY. Scholastic. 1997.
Boyer, Paul S., ed. The Oxford Companion to United States History. New York, NY. Oxford University Press. 2001.
De Blij, Harm J., ed. Atlas of the United States. New York, NY. Oxford University Press. 2006.
Fonda, Suzanne Patrick. United States Atlas for Young Explorers. Washington, DC. National Geographic. 2008.
Souter, Gerry, and Janet Souter. The Founding of the United States, 1763-1815. London, England. SevenOaks. 2011.
Sunderland, Jane, ed. Guide to the National Parks of the United States. Washington, DC. National Geographic Society. 2007.