United States (USA) History, Map, Flag, & Population

The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean. Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and capital Washington, DC. Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential architecture and on the west coast, Los Angeles’ Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.

  • Capital: Washington, D.C.
  • Dialing code: +1
  • Area: 9.834 million km²
  • President: Joe Biden
  • Population: 331.9 million (2021)
  • Gross domestic product: 23 trillion USD (2021) World Bank

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