Quick Facts about the United States of America
Capital City:     Washington, D.C.    

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National Independence:     July 4, 1776
Motto:     In God We Trust
Largest Cities:     New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose
Border Countries and Oceans:     Canada, Mexico, Atlantic Ocean,
Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Ocean
Population:     298,444,215 (July 2006 est.)
Land Area:     3,615,123 sq. mi. (9,375,720 sq. km.)
Highest Point:     Mt. McKinley, Alaska, 20,320 ft. (6194 m.) above sea level
Lowest Point:     Death Valley, California, 282 ft (86 m.) below sea level
Largest State:     Alaska
Smallest State:     Rhode Island
National Bird:     Bald Eagle
National Flower:     Rose
National Anthem:     The Star-Spangled Banner

Last Updated (Friday, 19 February 2010 16:45)