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General facts

Population: 325.7 million
Capital: Washington D.C
Official language: English
Currency: US Dollar
Religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam
Motto: In God We Trust
National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner

Interesting facts

  • The USA has 50 states plus various territories. Recently Puerto Rico voted to become a state too.
  • The US economy is diverse, from car manufacturing to internet technology, agriculture, and almost everything in between.
  • 3rd biggest country by population.
  • The USA is bordered to the North by Canada and to the South by Mexico. It has a free trade agreement with these countries called NAFTA.
  • Spanish is another major language, particularly in the South West.

More obscurely, did you know...

  • 100 acres of pizza is served every day in the USA!
  • The US bought Alaska from Russia for just $7million in 1867!
  • Every American tweet is archived by the library of congress!