United States of America

Continent – North America

Region – Central North America

Size – 9,833,517 km2

Geography – Consist of mountains, forests, coastline

Language – English

Religion – 70.6% Christian, 1.9% Jewish, 0.9% Muslim, 0.7% Buddhist, 0.7% Hindu, 1.8% other faiths, 22.8% Irreligious

Monetary Unit – United States dollar ($) (USD)

Natural Resources – Coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, rare earth elements, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, zinc, petroleum, tungsten, natural gas, timber

Agriculture – Corn, soybeans, wheat, alfalfa, cotton, hay, tobacco, rice, sorghum, barley, potatoes, tomatoes, grapes, oranges, lettuce, sugar beets, poultry, cattle meat

Industry – Petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, chemicals, arms industry, electronics, telecommunication, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining

Neighboring Countries – Mexico, Canada

Population – 324,099,593 (2016 estimate)

Population Growth Rate – 0.7%

Average Life Expectancy – 78.74 years

Capital City – Washington, D.C. (population 658,893)

Highest Mountain – Highest peak: Denali (6190.5 m)

Yearly Rainfall – Highest: Hawaii (average: 1618 mm), Lowest: Nevada (average: 241 mm)

Plant Life – More than 17000 native species including Flowering dogwood, redbud, mountain laurel, bald cypress, southern magnolia, black locust, blueberries, black raspberries, cranberries, maple syrup, sugar, pecans, monterey pine, other timber trees.

Animal Life – White-tailed deer, bobcat, raccoon, muskrat, striped skunk, American mink, American beaver, North American river otter, red fox, American black bear,  brown bears, grizzly bears,  jaguars, ocelots, mountain lions, American bison,

Bird Life – More than 800 species of birds including ducks, geese, swans, tyrant flycatchers, shrikes, vireos, jays, crows, larks

Aquatic Life – Gray, humpback and blue whales, elephant seals, sea lions, sea otters

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