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Countries : United States of America :    


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North America
   

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   Capital   
Washington, DC
  
   Population   
295,734,134 (July 2005 est.)
  
   Languages   
English
  
   Independence   
4 July 1776 (from Great Britain)
   Location   
North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
  
   Area   
total: 9,631,418 sq km land: 9,161,923 sq km water: 469,495 sq km note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia
  
   Land boundaries   
total: 12,034 km
border countries: Canada 8,893 km (including 2,477 km with Alaska), Mexico 3,141 km
  
   Climate   
Mostly temperate, but tropical in Hawaii and Florida, arctic in Alaska, semiarid in the great plains west of the Mississippi River, and arid in the Great Basin of the southwest; low winter temperatures in the northwest are ameliorated occasionally in January and February by warm chinook winds from the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains


  
   Natural resources   
coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber
  
   Geography - note   
world's third-largest country by size (after Russia and Canada) and by population (after China and India); Mt. McKinley is highest point in North America and Death Valley the lowest point on the continent
  
   Government type   
Constitution-based federal republic.
  
   Currency - Currency code   
US dollar - USD

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   Internet country code:   
.us
  
   Internet users:   
159 million (2002)

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