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About the United States:
The United States of America (USA), or the United States, is located in North America. This is a country, consisting of 50 states and is a federal constitutional republic. The United States of America (United States) can be found between Canada and Mexico on the Northern Hemisphere map. There are 50 states at all, forty-eight of which are inland. The other two states are Alaska and Hawaii (a group of islands in the South Pacific Sea). The capital of the United States is the federal district of Washington D.C. With the largest city being New York. Los Angeles is the capital of the film industry and Las Vegas is the gaming capital in the world. The head of the federal government is the President.

It does not have an official language but most of the population speaks English and Spanish. The capital is Washington

Truth:
Capital: Washington DC
Area: 3,796,742 sq mi (9,833,520 sq km).
Population: ~ 328,000,000.
Largest cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Miami, Boston, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas.
Official language: Not available at the federal level.
Currency: US Dollar ($) (USD).

Geography:
Located on the North American continent, the United States of America has Canada to the north, the North Atlantic to the east, Mexico to the south, and the North Pacific to the west. Divided into 9 time zones, the country (excluding Alaska) ranges from 50 degrees north latitude to 25 degrees north latitude. Located at an altitude of 20,310 feet (6,194 m), Mount McKinley in Alaska is the highest point in the country. The lowest point is Death Valley in California at -279 feet (-85 m).

In the US, there are 4 main seasons: From April to June, it is Spring; from July to September, it's Summer season; from October to December is autumn; and from January to March, it is winter. Average temperatures can range from 11 degrees C in Seattle to -3 degrees C in Fairbanks. Rainfall in the country is decreasing from west to east.

Mid-West is often referred to as 'Tornado Alley', as this area is prone to tornadoes, especially in spring. High temperatures (causing storms) are felt in the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean in late summer and early autumn.

The United States is considered to have a more diverse ecosystem than any other place in the world. The United States has 60 National Parks spread across its states.

Travel and tourism:
The United States has a lot of gems for a tourist. As of 2014, 6.3 million tourists visited the United States. The most visited sites in the US are Niagara Falls, Times Square, Naval Pier, New York City, Las Vegas Strip, Great Smokey Mountains National Park, Fisherman's Wharf, Disneyland Park , Lake Buena Vista, Disney World Magic Kingdom, Faneuil Hall Market, Memorial Park, and National Mall.

Other attractions worth visiting are Grand Gorge, Golden Gate Bridge, Yellowstone National Park, Statue of Liberty, Central Park, National 9/11 Museum & Memorial, Wizarding World by Harry Potter, Alcatraz Island, Lincoln Memorial, National World War II Museum.

Traffic and Communication:
The world's longest road network is considered in the United States. The US has a stretch of more than 4 million miles (6,586,610 km), according to the 2012 CIA Factbook. Hoa also has the largest rail network in the world, covering more than 180,000 miles (293,564 km). It also has more airports than any other country in the world - 3,513 airports (2013 estimate). It has a number of cargo and passenger ports. There are many important ports in the country, such as the port of Baton Rouge in Louisiana; The Port of Long Beach in California; and Port of Miami, Port of Everglades and Port Canaveral in Florida.

United States Flag
The current US flag design, depicting 13 red and white horizontal stripes and 50 white stars in a blue rectangle, was adopted on July 4, 1960. At the time the flag was adopted , the flag makes no sense. However, in 1782, the same colors were used in the design of the American Seal. White represents innocence and purity; Red represents courage & toughness; and Blue, which signifies justice, perseverance, and vigilance.

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