United States - US

Name United States (Cost of living)
Country ISO codes US / USA
Continent North America
Continent code NA
Capital -
Area 9147420
DD coordinates 37.600000 / -95.665000
DMS coordinates 37°36'0.00" N / -95°39'54.00" W
UTM coordinates 15S 264733.07685016 4164775.471571
Total cities 61623
Flag of United States

United States on map

United States is a part of the North America continent. It's geographical location is subject to the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) standardization, which, for United States, is US.

It's territory covers an area of 9147420 square kilometers. On nationwide level, American English is declared to be the official language(es) of the country.

On its territory, there are multiple nationalities and ethnic groups represented, such as Americans. Highways and other transport links are characterized by a rather right-side road traffic. Traveling by car, people can drive 6586610 km of roadways. Railway surfaces by length cover a total area of 293564 km. United States merchant ships, tankers, and other types of maritime transport have access to 41009 km of waterways.

Regular telecommunication operations are performed with the use of 1 prefix. Citizens and residents of the country use USD, USN as the main currency to purchase goods and pay for services.

More about United States

Official languages American English
Nationalities Americans
Road traffic Right
Domain zone .us
Phone codes 1
Currencies USD, USN
Life expectancy males Ø 76,1 years
Life expectancy females Ø 81,1 years
Birthrate 11,6 ‰
Deathrate 8,6 ‰
Males/Females 49,5%/50,5%


GDP 2,02 bn $
Exportations 2528,27 bn $
Importations 3105,13 bn $
Tourism receipts 233,46 bn $
Unemployment rate 8,3%
Inflation rate 1,81%
Corruption index 67 (moderate)
Energy consumption 3902,0 bn kWh

Land use

8% Urban areas 802054 km²
44% Agricultural areas 4362241 km²
34% Forest 3332882 km²
0% Water areas 684090 km²
14% Others 1334334 km²


Roadways 6586610 km
Railways 293564 km
Waterways 41009 km
Commercial harbors 3673
Airports 14691

United States cities by first letter

Filter by starting letters of the city (cities - 61623):

ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
ATF Flag of French Southern Territories French Southern Territories Antarctica - 18270 km
CCK Flag of Cocos [Keeling] Islands Cocos [Keeling] Islands Asia - 16926 km
MUS Flag of Mauritius Mauritius Africa - 16798 km
REU Flag of Reunion Reunion Africa - 16698 km
CXR Flag of Christmas Island Christmas Island Asia - 16326 km
MDG Flag of Madagascar Madagascar Africa Antananarivo 15826 km
MDV Flag of Maldives Maldives Asia Male 15476 km
SYC Flag of Seychelles Seychelles Africa Victoria 15327 km
AUS Flag of Australia Australia Oceania Canberra 15292 km
MYT Flag of Mayotte Mayotte Africa - 15261 km
ISO 2 Flag Name Continent Capital Distance
MEX Flag of Mexico Mexico North America Mexico City 1686 km
CAN Flag of Canada Canada North America Ottawa 2046 km
BHS Flag of Bahamas Bahamas North America - 2352 km
CUB Flag of Cuba Cuba North America - 2359 km
BLZ Flag of Belize Belize North America Belmopan 2379 km
CYM Flag of Cayman Islands Cayman Islands North America George Town 2465 km
GTM Flag of Guatemala Guatemala North America Guatemala City 2485 km
HND Flag of Honduras Honduras North America Tegucigalpa 2705 km
SLV Flag of El Salvador El Salvador North America San Salvador 2729 km
JAM Flag of Jamaica Jamaica North America Kingston 2810 km

There are many ways to find how far is United States (US) from other places on map, North pole, Equator or South pole, there are 2 common methods - the distance calculated in kilometers and miles by Haversine formula.

From United States to Haversine
North pole 5827 km 3620 mil
Equator 10506 km 6528 mil
South pole 14188 km 8816 mil
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People also ask - FAQ

The most longest distances between United States and French Southern Territories is 18270 kilometers or 11353 miles.
The most smallest distances between United States and Mexico is 1686 kilometers or 1048 miles.
We found information about 61623 cities.
The area of United States (US) is 9147420 square kilometers.
Yes, United States is part of the continent of North America.
Official name of US is The United States of America.
United States has approximately 14691 airports.