United States Information
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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- United States World Bank Data
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.
- United States Flag
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.
- United States Map
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.
- United States Capitol Building Dome (Digital Image)
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.
- United States Photo Gallery
This website offers an online photo gallery that features major United States cities and points of interest. Find links to photos from many different states.
- United States Capitol Building (Photograph)
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.
- United States Capitol at Night (Digital Video)
The United States Capitol Building dome, illuminated at night, zooms out in this video.
- United States Flag (Digital Video)
On a black background, the flag of the United States flutters gently in the breeze.
- US Map History
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.
- Library Guide
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.
- Newspaper Publisher Directory
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.
- A Directory
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.
- Western USA Outlet Stores
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.
- State Capitals
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.
- American Revolution
The American Revolution was fought against the British Empire in the 18 century, in order for the 13 original colonies to gain independence from Great Britain.
- US Virgin Islands
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.
- New England Map
The New-England-Map.com website features several maps of New England as well as information about the geography, history, and culture of the New England region.
- Eastern USA Outlet Stores
Many people enjoy shopping at outlet stores and malls. Locate factory outlets on the east coast with this helpful guide to eastern USA outlet stores.
- State Maps
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.
- State Map Sources
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.
- State Abbreviations Map
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 News
Most of us rely on the news to keep us informed about current events. This site features a helpful directory of links to news by US state, as well as US current events in general.
- Washington, DC National Mall
Learn about the history of the National Mall in Washington D.C. and find a detailed map to the area on this informative website.
- Federal Reserve
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.
United States Directory Page(s)
- United States Page on AbiLogic.com
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- United States Page on DirBuzz.com
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- United States Page on Ezilon.com
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- United States Page on Jumblex.org
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United States News
- What are spy balloons and what is their purpose?
Tensions between the United States and China heightened Friday when U.S. officials publicly identified a Chinese surveillance balloon drifting across the country. ...
Jared Gans. The Hill. Sat, 04 Feb 2023 04:04:48 +0000.
- U.S. Targets Executives Of Iranian Drone Maker In Latest Sanctions Designation
The United States has imposed new sanctions on a previously designated Iranian drone maker, Paravar Pars, this time targeting the board of directors.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 03 Feb 2023 21:11:23 +0000.
- A Brief History of Spying With Balloons
A Chinese balloon seen floating over the northwestern United States this week was a reminder of how governments have used balloons for reconnaissance for more than a century.
Amanda Holpuch. New York Times. Fri, 03 Feb 2023 20:43:44 +0000.
- Biden POSTPONES Antony Blinken's Beijing trip over China 'spy balloon'
Antony Blinken has postponed a visit to China following the detection of a suspected spy balloon over the United States which Beijing has claimed is a civilian airship which blew off course.
Daily Mail. Fri, 03 Feb 2023 18:14:39 GMT.
- OTC Drug Review Process | OTC Drug Monographs
The Over-the-Counter (OTC) Drug Review was established to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of OTC drug products marketed in the United States before May 11, 1972.
Fda. Food and Drug Administration. Fri, 03 Feb 2023 11:56:47 EST.
United States Image
Great Seal of the United States
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.
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