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The United States of America

Capital City: Washington, D.C.

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National Independence: July 4, 1776
Motto: In God We Trust
Largest Cities: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose
Border Countries and Oceans: Canada, Mexico, Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Ocean
Population: 298,444,215 (July 2006 est.)
Land Area: 3,615,123 sq. mi. (9,375,720 sq. km.)
Highest Point: Mt. McKinley, Alaska, 20,320 ft. (6194 m.) above sea level
Lowest Point: Death Valley, California, 282 ft (86 m.) below sea level
Largest State: Alaska
Smallest State: Rhode Island
National Bird: Bald Eagle
National Flower: Rose
National Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner

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