AMERICAS - United States
Total Population (million): 301.621
Annual growth rate: 0,894%
Urban population: 80,8%
Ethnic Origins: White alone (including people of Middle Eastern
background) 73,9%; Hispanic or Latino of any race 14,8%; Black or
African American alone 12,4%; Asian alone 4,4%; American Indian or
Alaska Native alone 0,8%; Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
alone 0,14%; Others 8,3%.
Official Language: English
Other languages spoken: Spanish, in particular in Arizona, Texas,
California and New Mexico. Other languages, such as Amerindian
languages (Navajo, Hopi, etc.) and also Chinese, Japanese, Italian,
German, Polish, Greek, etc. depending of the community of immigrants.
Business language: English.
Religion: Protestants 52%, Catholics 24%, Mormons 2%, Jews 1%,
Muslims 1%, Others 10%, Without religion 10%.
Area: 9632030 kmÂ²
Type of State: A federal republic state based on parliamentary
democracy having presidential form of government. United States has
51 states which are largely self governing and are legally
considered as sovereign entities, enjoying a high degree of
Type of economy: High-income economy, OECD member, G8 member
The leading world power; the world's leading exporter.
To call from United States, dial 011
To call in United States, dial 1
Internet suffix: .us
Telephone lines: 59,1
Internet users: 70.2
Access to electricity: n.c.