We always believe that learning is a life-long procedure and there’s no limit for acquiring knowledge. So, we always try our best to update the content every single day. January 2020 is here and so let’s learn some amazing and interesting facts about the USA this month. Bookmark site: www.addicted2learn.com to stay updated with Interesting facts about the USA.
Note: This a daily series and a new fact is updated every day.
Before we begin our daily fact series, just go through some basic facts about the USA:
- Name: The United States of America.
- Continent: America.
- 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: February 14:
Fact No 14:
Fact No 14: According to Title 3 of the US Code the President of the United States of America earns a salary of $400,000 every year.
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Fact No 13:
America loves pizza than anything else. Though they might have originated in Italy but Americans love it more than Italians. It’s estimated that 3 billion pizzas are consumed throughout the year.
Fact No 12:
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 11:
The United States of America was established by the declaration of Independence that was issued on July 4, 1776.
Fact No 10:
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 9:
Americans are great at food production. The largest food-producing states of America are California, Iowa, Texas, Nebraska and Illinois.
Fact No 8:
America loves coffee more than any other drink. They drink coffee much more than soda, tea and juice combined.
Fact No 7:
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 6:
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 5:
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 4:
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 3:
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 2:
In the year, 1867, America purchased Alaska from Russia just for $7.2 million i.e., just two cents per acre.
Fact No 1:
Americans are good at sports. They are the only nation that has won maximum Olympic medals of all time.
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