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United States of America
Motto: 
Projection of North America with the United States in green
The United States and its territories
The United States including its territories
CapitalWashington, D.C.
38°53′N77°01′W / 38.883°N 77.017°W / 38.883; -77.017
Largest cityNew York City
40°43′N74°00′W / 40.717°N 74.000°W / 40.717; -74.000
Official languagesNone at federal level[fn 1]
National languageEnglish[fn 2]
Ethnic groupsBy race:[8]
77.1% White
13.3% Black
2.6% Other/multiracial
5.6% Asian
1.2% Native
0.2% Pacific Islander
Ethnicity:
17.6% Hispanic or Latino
82.4% non-Hispanic or Latino
Religion70.6% Christian
1.9% Jewish
0.9% Muslim
0.7% Buddhist
0.7% Hindu
1.8% Other faiths
22.8% Unaffiliated[9]
DemonymAmerican
GovernmentFederalpresidentialconstitutional republic
Donald Trump
Mike Pence
Paul Ryan
John Roberts
LegislatureCongress
Senate
House of Representatives
July 4, 1776
March 1, 1781
September 3, 1783
June 21, 1788
March 24, 1976
Area
• Total area
3,796,742 sq mi (9,833,520 km2)[10][fn 3] (3rd/4th)
• Water (%)
6.97
• Total land area
3,531,905 sq mi (9,147,590 km2)
Population
• 2017 estimate
325,145,963[12] (3rd)
• 2010 census
309,349,689[13] (3rd)
• Density
90.6/sq mi (35.0/km2) (180th)
GDP (PPP)2016 estimate
• Total
$18.558 trillion[14] (2nd)
• Per capita
$57,220[14] (14th)
GDP (nominal)2016 estimate
• Total
$18.558 trillion[14] (1st)
• Per capita
$57,220[14] (6th)
Gini (2013)40.8[15][16][17]
medium
HDI (2015)Increase 0.920[18]
very high · 10th
CurrencyUnited States dollar ($) (USD)
Time zone(UTC−4 to −12, +10, +11)
• Summer (DST)
 (UTC−4 to −10[fn 4])
Date formatmm/dd/yyyy (AD)
Drives on theright[fn 5]
Calling code+1
ISO 3166 codeUS
Internet TLD.us   .gov   .mil   .edu

Source: CIA World Factbook
Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of July 9, 2017


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