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USA: General facts

Political system: federal republicCapital: Washington, DCTotal area: 9,826,675 square kilometresPopulation: 314 millionOfficial languages: English (Hawaiian is also an officiallanguage in the state of Hawaii) Currency: US dollar

Political system: federal republic
Capital: Washington, DC
Total area: 9,826,675 square kilometres
Population: 314 million
Official languages: English (Hawaiian is also an official
language in the state of Hawaii) Currency: US dollar

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

Topic: Foreigners in Slovakia


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