United States

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United States of America 
Flag of the United States.svg  Greater coat of arms of the United States.svg 
federal republic in North America
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Instance of sovereign state,
country,
constitutional republic,
democratic republic,
federation
Part of North America (Hawaii)
Named after
Location United States of America
Capital
Basic form of government
  • presidential system
  • federal republic
Legislative body
Executive body
  • Federal Government of the United States
Highest judicial authority
Official language
  • English (de facto)
  • American English (de facto)
Anthem
Currency
Head of state
Head of government
Inception 4 July 1776
Population
  • 323,952,889 ±100 (9 July 2016)
Area
  • 9,826,675 ±1 square kilometre
Top-level Internet domain
  • .us
  • .gov
  • .mil
  • .edu
official website
Authority control
VIAF ID: 130168302
GND ID: 4078704-7
OSM relation ID: 148838
BNE ID: XX4575366
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40° 00′ 00″ N, 100° 00′ 00″ W

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The United States is the most populous country of North America. Its capital city is Washington, D.C..

National symbol

National personification

Map

Main galleries: Historical_maps#USA and Historical_maps/Cities#USA.

Satellite imagery

Key officials

see also: United States Cabinet

Diplomatic missions of the United States

Historic Places and Monuments

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