Corruption Perception Index
Ranking
2010
22
2008
18

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United States
United States of America
Motto: In God We Trust (official) E Pluribus Unum (From Many, One; Latin, traditional)
 
Anthem: "The Star-Spangled Banner"
 
Capital : Washington, D.C.
38°53′N 77°02′W
Largest city : New York City
Official language :None at federal level
National language : English (de facto)
Demonym : American
Government : Federal republic
President : Barack Obama (D)
Vice President : Joe Biden (D)
Speaker of the House : Nancy Pelosi (D)
Chief Justice : John Roberts
Independence : from the Kingdom of Great Britain
Declared : July 4, 1776
Recognized : September 3, 1783
Current constitution :June 21, 1788
 
Area

Total

: 9,826,630 km² (3rd/4th3)
3,794,066 sq mi

Water % : 6.76
 
Population  
2008 estimate : 305,238,000[2]sup> (3rd4)
2000 census : 281,421,906
Density : 31/km² (180th)
80/sq mi
   
GDP (PPP) 2007 estimate
Total : $13.543 trillion (1st)
Per Capita : $43,444 (4th)
GDP (nominal) 2007 estimate
Total : $13.794 trillion (1st)
Per Capita : $43,594 (9th)
Gini (2006) : 47
HDI (2005) : 0.951 (high) (12th)
Currency : United States dollar ($) (USD "$")
Time zone : (UTC-5 to -10)
Summer (DST) : (UTC-4 to -10)
Internet TLD : .us .gov .mil .edu
Calling code : +1
   
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