United States (USA)

United States (USA) Google maps and Driving Directions

Get free driving directions, Google maps, traffic information for the United States (USA), and Washington D.C. (GPS: 38 53 N 77 02 W), the capital city of the country located in (the) North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico.

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Stretching across the most temperate part of North America, and with many natural resources, the US is the world’s leading economic power and third-largest country.

The United States (USA) is vast central plain, mountains in west, hills and low mountains in east; rugged mountains and broad river valleys in Alaska; rugged, volcanic topography in Hawaii.

The map above fully covers the United States (USA) with its road routes from cities to towns, road intersections in any region, provinces, prefectures, also with free driving directions in Washington D.C. or to the neighboring towns and countries. To look at the detailed map about a particular quarter in Washington DC, please click on the area and zoom to the place you are interested in the Google maps of the United States (USA).

Be creative, use the extras of this Google map; This is a detailed, clear, zoomable, large road map of the United States (USA) with its administrative divisions; 50 states and 1 district*; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia*, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

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The United States (USA), located in North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico.

The United States (area: 9 371 180 sq km / 3 618 231,34 sq mi), where the official language is English, lying in America and using the currency; the United States dollar (USD), set their clock to UTC-5. That means they are during Standard Time in Washington DC, the capital. Note to the time difference: Daylight saving time: +1hr begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November. Note: the 50 United States cover six time zones.

The climate in the United States (USA); There are four main climatic zones. The north and east are continental and temperate, with heavy rainfall, warm summers, and cold winters. Florida and the Deep South are tropical and prone to hurricanes. The southwest is arid desert, with searing summer heat and low rainfall. Southern California is Mediterranean, with hot summers and mild winters.

Geography in a nutshell; The US has a varied topography. Forested mountains stretch from New England in the far northeast, giving way to lowlands and swamps in the extreme south. The central plains are dominated by the Mississippi–Missouri River system and the Great Lakes on the Canadian border. The Rocky Mountains in the west contain active volcanoes and drop to the coast across the earthquake-prone San Andreas Fault. The southwest is arid desert. Mountainous Alaska is mostly Arctic tundra.

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Driving directions of the United States (USA)

The Google maps and Google Satellite maps of the United States (USA) above showing the country, located next to Canada, Mexico. For your further reference, the latitude and longitude coordinates of United States (USA) are 38 00 N, 97 00 W , while the capital, Washington DC found at 38 53 N 77 02 W.

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About the United States (USA) and the capital, Washington D.C.

Flag of United States (USA) Schematic map of United States (USA)
The national flag of the United States (USA) Borderline map of the United States (USA)
Flag description: 13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; the blue stands for loyalty, devotion, truth, justice, and friendship; red symbolizes courage, zeal, and fervency, while white denotes purity and rectitude of conduct; commonly referred to by its nickname of Old Glory. Note: the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico. Border length: total: 12,048 km. Border countries (total: 2): Canada 8,893 km (including 2,477 km with Alaska), Mexico 3,155 km. Note: US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is leased by the US and is part of Cuba; the base boundary is 28.5 km.

Did you know about the United States (USA)?

  • The United States was formed when 13 colonies rose against the British in 1775. They declared their independence from Britain on July 4, 1776.
  • The United States of America has the world’s oldest constitution. Drafted in 1787, it has operated continuously ever since, albeit with numerous amendments.
  • Stretching across the North American continent from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast, the United States is made up of 50 very different states and is home to 300 million people.

Facts of the United States (USA)

Name conventional long form: The United States of America, conventional short form: United Statesabbreviation: US or USA, etymology: the name America is derived from that of Amerigo VESPUCCI (1454-1512), Italian explorer, navigator, and cartographer
Codes: ISO; US, Internet; .us
Capital city: Washington D.C.
Language(s): English 79.2%, Spanish 12.9%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 3.3%, other 0.9% (2011 estimate). Note: data represents the language spoken at home; the US has no official language national language, but English has acquired official language status in 31 of the 50 states; Hawaiian is an official language language in the state of Hawaii
National holiday(s): Independence Day, 4 July (1776)
Motto: In God We Trust and E pluribus unum
Currency: The United States dollar (USD)
GPS: 38 00 N, 97 00 W, Washington D.C.; 38 53 N 77 02 W
Location: North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Geography note: world’s third-largest country by size (after Russia and Canada) and by population (after China and India); Denali (Mt. McKinley) is the highest point in North America and Death Valley the lowest point on the continent
Land boundaries: Canada 8,893 km (including 2,477 km with Alaska), Mexico 3,155 km. Note: US Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba is leased by the US and is part of Cuba, total: 12,048 km
Maritime boundaries: N/A
Coastline: 19,924 km
Area: total: 9,833,517 sq km; land: 9,147,593 sq km, water: 685,924 sq km (total 3 618 231,34 mi2), about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union.
Roadways: total: 6,586,610 km, paved: 4,304,715 km (includes 76,334 km of expressways), unpaved: 2,281,895 km (2012)
Waterways: 41,009 km (19,312 km used for commerce; Saint Lawrence Seaway of 3,769 km, including the Saint Lawrence River of 3,058 km, is shared with Canada) (2012)
Local time (capital): UTC-5, during Standard Time
Note to the local time: Daylight saving time: +1hr begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November. Note: the 50 the United States cover six time zones
Population in the United States (USA): 326 766 748
Population in Washington DC: 4 705 000 (including the metropolitan areas)
Urbanization: urban population: 81.6% of total population (2015)
Major urban areas population: New York-Newark 18.593 million; Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana 12.31 million; Chicago 8.745 million; Miami 5.817 million; Dallas-Fort Worth 5.703 million; WASHINGTON, D.C. (capital) 4.955 million (2015)
Population growth rate: 0.81% (2016 estimate)
Birth rate: 12.5 births / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Death rate: 8.2 deaths / 1,000 population (2016 estimate)
Age structure:
0-14 years: 18.84% (male 31,182,660 / female 29,854,687) 15-24 years: 13.46% (male 22,360,342 / female 21,252,215) 25-54 years: 39.6% (male 64,170,791 / female 64,135,619) 55-64 years: 12.85% (male 20,081,837 / female 21,536,994) 65 years and over: 15.25% (male 21,895,128 / female 27,525,255) (2016 estimate)
Median age: total: 37.9 years; male: 36.6 years, female: 39.3 years (2016 estimate)
Ethnic groups: white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61% (July 2007 estimate). Note: a separate listing for Hispanic is not included because the US Census Bureau considers Hispanic to mean persons of Spanish/Hispanic/Latino origin including those of Mexican, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican Republic, Spanish, and Central or South American origin living in the US who may be of any race or ethnic group (white, black, Asian, etc.); about 15.1% of the total US population is Hispanic
Religions: Protestant 46.5%, Roman Catholic 20.8%, Mormon 1.6%, Jehovah’s Witness 0.8%, other Christian 0.9%, Jewish 1.9%, Muslim 0.9%, Buddhist 0.7%, Hindu 0.7%, other 1.8%, unaffiliated 22.8%, don’t know/refused 0.6% (2014 estimate)
Government type: Federal presidential constitutional republic
Legal system: common law system based on English common law at the federal level; state legal systems based on common law except Louisiana, which is based on Napoleonic civil code; judicial review of legislative acts
National anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner
Known national hazards: tsunamis; volcanoes; earthquake activity around Pacific Basin; hurricanes along the Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico coasts; tornadoes in the Midwest and Southeast; mud slides in California; forest fires in the west; flooding; permafrost in northern Alaska, a major impediment to developmentvolcanism: volcanic activity in the Hawaiian Islands, Western Alaska, the Pacific Northwest, and in the Northern Mariana Islands; both Mauna Loa (elev. 4,170 m) in Hawaii and Mount Rainier (elev. 4,392 m) in Washington have been deemed Decade Volcanoes by the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth’s Interior, worthy of study due to their explosive history and proximity to human populations; Pavlof (elev. 2,519 m) is the most active volcano in Alaska’s Aleutian Arc and poses a significant threat to air travel since the area constitutes a major flight path between North America and East Asia; St. Helens (elev. 2,549 m), famous for the devastating 1980 eruption, remains active today; numerous other historically active volcanoes exist, mostly concentrated in the Aleutian arc and Hawaii; they include: in Alaska: Aniakchak, Augustine, Chiginagak, Fourpeaked, Iliamna, Katmai, Kupreanof, Martin, Novarupta, Redoubt, Spurr, Wrangell; in Hawaii: Trident, Ugashik-Peulik, Ukinrek Maars, Veniaminof; in the Northern Mariana Islands: Anatahan; and in the Pacific Northwest: Mount Baker, Mount Hood
Major infectious diseases: N/A
Land use: agricultural land: 44.5%; arable land 16.8%; permanent crops 0.3%; permanent pasture 27.4%; forest: 33.3%; other: 22.2% (2011 estimate)
Agricultural products: wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products
Industries: highly diversified, world leading, high-technology innovator, second-largest industrial output in the world; petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications, chemicals, electronics, food processing, consumer goods, lumber, mining
Export commodities: agricultural products (soybeans, fruit, corn) 9.2%, industrial supplies (organic chemicals) 26.8%, capital goods (transistors, aircraft, motor vehicle parts, computers, telecommunications equipment) 49.0%, consumer goods (automobiles, medicines) 15.0% (2008 estimate)
Main export partners: Canada 18.6%, Mexico 15.7%, China 7.7%, Japan 4.2% (2015)
Import commodities:
agricultural products 4.9%, industrial supplies 32.9% (crude oil 8.2%), capital goods 30.4% (computers, telecommunications equipment, motor vehicle parts, office machines, electric power machinery), consumer goods 31.8% (automobiles, clothing, medicines, (2008 estimate)
Main import partners: China 21.5%, Canada 13.2%, Mexico 13.2%, Japan 5.9%, Germany 5.5% (2015)

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