About Us

Our Mission

We were unsatisfied with the websites currently providing information on the United States, so we decided to create factsabouttheunitedstates.com. Our website is the most comprehensive, authoritative, factual, and informative platform about the United States.

We are a private website owned by regular people, so we are NOT affiliated with or owned by the U.S. government or any third-party organization. Furthermore, we do not receive any donations or funding from any government agencies or private companies. As of now, we are 100% self-funded.

The United States At A Glance

The United States as a nation has come a very long way. Before 1776, the states were just a bunch of colonies owned by Great Britain.

The United States of America officially gained independence from the United Kingdom on July 4, 1776, with its Declaration of Independence. It is a federal constitutional republic consisting of 50 states and the District of Columbia. It also owns several territories, such as Puerto Rico, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Today, the U.S. is a Superpower and the most powerful country in the world. An empire of the 21st century. Along with having the most powerful military in the world, its currency, the U.S. dollar, is the world’s reserve currency.