United States

United States – a country mostly situated on the southern half of North America. Home to over 300 million people, the US is the world’s third largest country by population. It is also the largest economy in the world, and it has a dominance over other countries in many worldwide industries, such as the technology industry.

United States United States of America
– Country –

Capital City: Washington
Largest Cities: New York City • Los Angeles • Chicago • Houston • Philadelphia

Languages
– Official: English
– Most Spoken: English (80%) • Spanish (12%) • Chinese Cantonese • Tagalog • French

Population: 313,914,040 (2012)
– Rank:
— in continent: 1st
— in world: 3rd

Area: 3,537,110 sq mi
– Rank:
— in continent: 2nd
— in world: 4th

Density: 88.75 sq mi
– Rank:
— in world: 76th

Economy
Currency
— Name: Dollar
— Abbreviation: USD (United States Dollar)
— Sign: $ – dollar, ¢ – cent
GDP (Nominal)
— Total: $16.724 trillion
— Rank:
—- in world: 1st
— Per Capita: $52,839
— Rank:
—- in world: 10th
Largest Companies (Dow Jones): 3M • American Express • AT&T • Boeing • Caterpillar

Government
Federal Presidential Democratic Constitutional Republic
— President: Barack Obama (D)
— Vice President: Joe Biden (D)

Median Age: 36.9 years (2010)

International Relations
Memberships:
— United Nations
— North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Close Allies:
— United Kingdom
— Canada

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