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20 The United States Geography

The United States has all 4 weather seasons, mountains, lakes, oil, and natural resources and so much more. In this article, we explore some geographical facts about the US.

1. The United States is at least 2 times bigger than the European Union.

2. The Capital city is Washington D.C. – District of Columbia

3. Alaska is the biggest state in the United States, it is also the least populated.

4. Alaska has about 5000 earthquakes a year.

5. The United States is bordered by 2 oceans; the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic Ocean.

6. The United States has it all; mountains, deserts, rivers, very diverse wild life, natural resources, very huge in size; the 3rd largest country in the world and so much more.

7. The country is bordered by an even bigger country to the north: Canada and a smaller country to the south: Mexico.

8. The US is made up of 50 States and several territories and islands.

9. Only the State of Hawaii grows coffee.

10. Rhode Island is the smallest state.

11. California has more people than the entire country of Canada.

12. St. Augustine, Florida is the oldest city in The US.

13. Also is also the easternmost and westernmost state if that makes any sense.

14. The East Coast have cold winters and warm summers, the middle of America has cold to mild/hot summers, and the west and south have sunny weather most of the year.

15. Alaska has the longest coastline in the US.

16. The Mississippi River is the longest river the United States.

17. Lake Superior is the largest fresh lake in the world.

18. Texas is a big state, in fact the world’s entire 7 billion people could fit inside. Texas would be as densely populated as New York City, but everybody would fit.

19. A lot of big, nice and tall buildings in New York City have their own zip code!

20. Hawaii’s Mount Mauna Kea is actually slightly taller than Mount Everest even though Everest is considered the tallest mountain in the world.

What do you think?

Written by Scott Ross

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