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.
– 18.1% Hispanic or Latino
– 81.9% non- Hispanic or Latino
Total Area – 3,796,742 sq mi (9,833,520 km²)
Water – 6.97
Total land area – 3,531905 sq mi (9,147,590 km²)