United States

The United States of America is a vast country in about half the size of and about the same size as . It also has the world's third-largest population, with more than 320 million people.

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Frank Lloyd Wright is said to have quipped, "Tip the world over on its side and everything loose will land in ," a quote that has since been repeated both by those who love and hate L.A. Photo: Mfield, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Perhaps the most diverse of all the fifty states in the Union, has a culture ranging… Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The state of , nicknamed the Empire State, was one of the original thirteen colonies that formed the United States. Photo: Jeffrey Johnson, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The is known as "America's Heartland": the massive Great Lakes, the vast northwoods, wide-open plains full of corn and wheat, a patchwork of industrial cities and small towns, and one of America's greatest cities, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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The bright lights of the big city; the tranquil beauty of the rolling countryside; the bustling… Photo: Lee Cannon, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The American has long had its own identity. Historically agrarian, it's known for maintaining traditional values, down-home hospitality, and a slower pace of life than other parts of the United States. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a six-state region in the northeast corner of the United States of America. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The of the United States of America is a wide open grassland between the Rocky Mountains and the forests of the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

The of the United States is best known for its beautiful coastline, green interior, rainy weather, and spectacular mountains. Photo: Lumpytrout, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The American contains more than its fair share of natural wonders: Photo: Ypsilon from Finland, CC0.

is the second largest and second most populous state in the United States of America. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The , the Rockies in short, divide western United States of America from the . Photo: Uni3d, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the southernmost state in the continental United States of America. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is by far the largest state of the United States of America by land area. Photo: Murray Foubister, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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