Location: North America

Bordering Countries: Canada, Mexico

States: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia  Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana  Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Organ, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Viginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Capital City: Washington D.C

Other Main Cities:  New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Las Vegas, San Fransisco, San Diego, San Antonio, Seattle, Dallas, Atlanta, Oklahoma Cleveland, Miami, New Orleans, Boston, Baltimore, Salt Lake City, Kansas City

Language(s): English

Population:  324 million +

Religion: Christianity (70.6%), Nothing in particular (15.8%), Agnostic (4%), Atheism (3.1%), Judaism (1.9%), Other (1.8%), Islam (0.9%), Buddhism (0.7%), Hinduism (0.7%), Don’t know (0.6%)

Currency: United States Dollars (USD)

National Airlines: American Airways

Known for: George Washington, Washington D.C, economy, Twinkies, universities, Route 69, Times Square, fried food, American football, 4th July, FRAT parties, history, Abraham Lincoln, key lime pies, The White House, Las Vegas, road trips, pick up trucks, fast food, Barack Obama, country music, fireworks, language, The Clintons, bald eagles, The Bush’s, Dollar bills, music industry, Hollywood, film industry, American Idol, spring break, multiculturalism, Oprah, S’mores, Walmart, F.R.I.E.N.D.S, New York, Thanksgiving, LA, Grand Canyon, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, Honey Boo Boo, reality TV shows, reality TV stars, collecting coupons, the Statue of Liberty, red cups, pageants, donuts, apple pie, brands, actors, any TV series

Celebrations and Festivals: Tribeca Film Festival, Texas Renaissance Festival, Thanksgiving, Summeriest, Coachella, New York International Fringe Festival, New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, Burning man, Martin Luther King Day, Black History Month, President’s Day,  Labor Day, Veteran’s Day, Layout Art Festival (Baltimore), Parade Festival of the Lambs (Ketchum), Mash Festival (Barnesville), Art Basel Miami, Cinco de Mayo, Chicago Blues Festival, Comic-Con, New York City Wine and Food Festival, Taste of Chicago, Wanderlust

Fun Facts…

  • 1 out of every 8 American has been empokyed at McDonald’s
  • The United States has no official language
  • 27% of Americans don’t believe that we landed on the moon
  • The average American spends 10 hours a day using an electronic device
  • Out of the 238 years that the United States of America has been a nation, 216 of those years has been in conflict or war, which is about 90% of the time
  • In Montana cows outnumber people 3 to 1
  • 1 out of every 3 American is obese
  • 40th of births in America are from unmarried women
  • The Statue of Liberty in New York was a gift from France in 1884
  • There is an Annual National Hobo Convention held in Iowa
  • In the state of Kentucky, there are more whisky barrels than people
  • There is a store in Alabama where you can buy unclaimed luggage from airports