The United States of America

 

Area Total:

3,718,695 sq mi (9,631,420 sq km)

Population:

281,421,906 (2000 Census)

Median Income:

$46,326 per household (+1.1%)

Highest Point:

Mount McKinley 20,321 ft (6,194 m)

Lowest Point:

Death Valley -282 ft (-86 m)

Independence from Great Britain:

July 4, 1776

Capital:

Washington D.C.
3853N, 7702W

Largest City:

New York City

Web Site:

http://www.usa.gov

 

 

The United States of America Emblem

 

Motto:

In God We Trust (since 1956)
"E Pluribus Unum" ("From Many, One"; Latin, traditional)

Bird:

Bald Eagle

Flower:

Rose
(Official since October 7, 1986 with President Reagan)

Tree:

Oak

Symbols:

Mount Rushmore, Statue of Liberty, Liberty Bell, Great Seal

Anthem:

The Star-Spangled Banner