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Before we begin our daily fact series, just go through some basic facts about the USA:
- Name: The United States of America.
- Continent: Asia
- Capital: Washington D.C.
- Moto: In God We Trust.
- Anthem: The Star-spangled Banner.
- March: The Stars and Stripes forever
- Official Languages: No Official language.
- National Language: English
- Independence from Britain attained on: July 4, 1776
- President as on 01-02-2019: Donald Trump
Interesting facts about the USA:
Fact No 1:
The US is the 4th largest country in the world by land area and 3rd by population.
Fact No 2:
The United States of America is the most contributing country in terms of developing the internet.
Fact No 3:
There’s a point in the United States of America that is shared four states of America. Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico and the point is called the Four corners Monument region of America.
Fact No 4:
The United States (9,833,517 sq km) is more than twice the size of the European Union (4,475,757 sq km).
Fact No 5:
Mount Rushmore Monument in the USA depicts the heads of the four former presidents of the United States of America. The four former presidents are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.
Fact No 6:
The United States of America has the world’s largest air force. It has the largest number of warplanes in the world which is almost equal to the rest of the world altogether. It was founded on September 18, 1947.
Fact No 7:
The Constitution of the United States was adopted for the first time in the year 1788, the resolution for acceptance of the constitution was proposed in the year 1787.
Fact No 8:
It was required that nine states vote in favor of the acceptance of the constitution. Delaware was the first state and New Hampshire was the ninth state to sign the acceptance.
Fact No 9:
According to Vox, there are more cattle than Huma beings in some parts of the USA. To name a few, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wyoming are the states that have 32,489,391 cows.
Fact No 10:
Speaking about the Independence of the United States of America, Eight out of the fifty-six signers were from Britain.
Fact No 11:
According to the World Giving Index, the United States of America is the most generous nation in the world. America contributes a lot towards charitable donations and most Americans volunteer on humanitarian grounds and extend their support to charity with the objectivity of helping others.
Fact No 12:
In America, Christmas was considered illegal until 1836 since it was considered an ancient pagan holiday. But, today it’s the most popular festival celebrated across the nation.
Fact No 13:
The most iconic symbol of the United States, the Statue of Liberty is actually a gift by France to America in the year 1886.
Fact No 14:
English is the most commonly spoken language in the United States of America. Along with English other languages that are spoken in the USA are Spanish, Chinese, French, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.
Fact No 15: Interesting facts about the USA
Hawaii is the most recent state that joined the United States of America in the year 1959. The state of Hawaii is entirely made up of islands.
Fact No 16:
According to Title 3 of the US Code, the President of the United States of America earns a salary of $400,000 every year.
Fact No 17:
America loves pizza than anything else. Though they might have originated in Italy, Americans love it more than Italians. It’s estimated that 3 billion pizzas are consumed throughout the year.
Fact No 18:
The United States of America is the 4th largest country in the world by means of land area and 3rd largest country in the world by means of population.
Fact No 19:
The United States of America was established by the declaration of Independence that was issued on July 4, 1776.
Fact No 20:
80 percent of land in Nevada is owned by the government for the purpose of maintaining wildlife refuges, forests, monuments, and national parks i
Fact No 21:
Americans are great at food production. The largest food-producing states of America are California, Iowa, Texas, Nebraska, and Illinois.
Fact No 22:
America loves coffee more than any other drink. They drink coffee much more than soda, tea and juice combined.
Fact No 23:
America is the fourth largest gold producing country in the world. It produces 253.2 tonnes of gold approximately. China tops the list with approximately 400 tonnes
Fact No 24:
The GPS (Global positioning system) which is actually a satellite-based navigation system is maintained and controlled by the United States of America. It was originally designed to assist the military and soldiers but now it is used by almost every country in the world and is free to use.
Fact No 25:
Harvard University is the first university in the United States. It was founded in 1636 in Cambridge. It is also considered as the second-best university in the world.
Fact No 26:
America is often referred to as “The Land of the Free”, and hence it gives it’s citizens the freedom of speech, expression, and press. American’s, therefore, are vocal and express themselves freely in print and speech.
Fact No 27:
The phrase ” The United States of America ” was coined for the first time in a newspaper called Virginia Gazette on April 6, 1776, in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Fact No 28:
In the year, 1867, America purchased Alaska from Russia just for $7.2 million i.e., just two cents per acre.
Fact No 29:
Americans are good at sports. They are the only nation that has won maximum Olympic medals of all time.
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