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  • Amazing, Fun & Interesting Facts About United States

  • #1: National FactsThe National bird of the United States is The Bald Eagle.Rose is the national flower.The capital of the nation is Washington, District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.).Stars and Stripes forever is the National March.

  • #2: Poor AmericansAmericans classified as Low Income holders or living in poverty make up 48% of the population.46 million people of the United States live on food stamps. On the whole, there is one child out of every four children live in food stamps.Cleveland, Ohios 52% children live in poverty

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  • #3: State DivisionThe United States is divided into 50 states. The states are all in different shapes and sizes.With just 1,545 square miles, Rhodes Island is the smallest state of the United States.Alaska happens to be the largest state with 663,268 square miles. It also has the longest US coastline stretching for 6,640 miles.

  • #4: Mountain Ranges & their Climatic EffectThe mountain ranges of the US run in north south direction, influencing much of the climatic conditions.The hot and dry climate of Arizona and Nevada can be attributed to being on the leeward side of the mountains.

  • #5: Hot and ColdProspect Creek, Alaska, recorded the lowest temperature ever in the United States on the 23rd of January in 1971. It was recorded as -80 degree Fahrenheit.Death Valley in California recorded the highest temperature on July 10th, 1913.

  • #6: Cartoons and MoviesHollywood, America is considered to be the movie capital of the world. Cinema has grown multi fold from its early days.Walt Disney was a ruthless business man, and was rumored to be anti Semitic and otherwise racist.Mickey Mouses original name, Mortimer mouse was thought pompous by Walt Disneys wife. She had suggested the name Mickey as she thought it was cuter.

  • #7: Official Language The most interesting fact about United States is that there is no official language in the country. Although English is the most common language used in United States, but there is no official language of the country.