USA: General facts

Political system: federal republic

Political system: federal republic


Capital: Washington, DC


Total area: 9,826,675 square kilometres


Population: about 307 million


Official languages: English (Hawaiian is also an official language in the state of Hawaii)


Currency: US dollar


US community in Slovakia: 900 (very rough estimate)



Source: CIA Factbook, www.cia.gov/library and the US Embassy to Slovakia


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