The United States of America, located in North America, is commonly known as the US, USA or America and consists of 50 states. It borders Canada in the north and Mexico in the south. It is the third largest country in the world by population and fourth largest by land.
The country consists of 50 individual states, their capital city Washing D.C, five territories and small islands. Each state has their own constitutions, governments and courts. All states have shared sovereignty with the federal government in which the head of state is the President of the United States, often considered as one of the most powerful political leaders in the world.
For over 100 years the US has been the largest economy in the world. They are considered world leaders in technology and research in sectors such as artificial intelligence, computers, pharmaceuticals, aerospace, and military equipment. They are the worlds largest importer of goods and the second largest exporter behind China.
The U.S. is one of the most popular travel destination on Earth, usually ranking within the top 3 globally. It is home to some of the most iconic cities in the world; New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, amongst many others. Also famous for its cultural icons and iconic landmarks.