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50 States Almanac: Facts About the US

Quick Facts and Figures on the 50 State

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The United States of America is located in the middle of the North American continent in the Western Hemisphere with Canada to the north and the United Mexican States to the south. The USA consists of fifty individual states and one federal district, the capital, Washington DC. The United States ranges from the Atlantic Ocean on the nation's east coast to the Pacific Ocean bordering the west, with forty-eight of the states being contiguous, meaning connected, and also includes the state of Hawaii, a series of islands located in the Pacific Ocean, the state of Alaska located in the northwestern part of the continent above the Yukon, and numerous other holdings and territories.

The 50 State's Almanac Online furnishes quick facts and figures on the states, their geography, climate and weather, elevation, land area, and bordering states, and other statistical data. Find details on the states, their geography, climate and weather, elevation, land area, bordering states, and other statistical data pertaining to the United States that can be found online.

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