Book Rental Car
Places of Interest
Busch Gardens Africa
Empire State Building
Golden Gate Bridge
Kennedy Space Center
Statue of Liberty
USS Arizona Memorial
Walt Disney World
More US Attractions
Towns and Cities
More US Cities
Learn English eBooks
USA Country Information
USA Travel Downloads
Welcome to Travel Guide 2 USA, the site about travel, tourism and vacations in the United States of America.
The United States of America is the 3rd or 4th largest country in the world in terms of geographical area (after Russia, Canada and possibly China, depending on how territories disputed between China and India are counted), and also the 3rd most populous (after China and India). Most of the country is located within the continent of North America, the largest part of which, known as the "48 contiguous states" stretching between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, bordered to the North by Canada, and to the South by Mexico. Additionally, the state of Alaska lies in the Northwest of the North American continent, bordered to the East by Canada, the state of Hawaii is an island group in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, and there are 14 territorities and insular areas (including American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands) scattered across the Pacific Ocean and Caribbean Sea.
As of 2007, the United States had an estimated population of 302,552,000. This includes approximately 12 million unauthorized migrants. The United States is the only industrialized country where significant population growth is expected - this is because of a relatively high birth rate as well as continued immigration, especially from Mexico, China, India and the Philippines.
Over 83% of the US population lives in one of the country's 361 metropolitan areas. The country contains over 250 incorporated places with populations over 100,000, nine cities with populations of over 1 million, and four cities ( Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles and New York) with populations of over 2 million. The capital of the United States is Washington D.C. which has a population of just under 600,000 in the city itself, but comfortably over 8 million in the metropolitan area.
The United States has a successful capitalist economy, a modern infrastructure and high productivity. The United States has the largest national GDP in the world, slightly ahead of the combined GDP of the entire combined European Union GDP. The country is the largest importer of goods in the world, and the second largest exporter. Additionally, the US is 8th in the world in terms of nominal GDP per capita, and 4th in the world in GDP per capita measured by purchasing power parity.
Please share your comments about the USA:
Note: Our company does NOT provide travel, vacation, hotel, car rental services or associated products or services. Any links (including but not limited to banners, text links, or search forms) to such items on this web site are adverts from third parties. Sorry we can NOT answer questions about these types of products or services.
Unless specifically noted on the page in question, our company is NOT associated with attractions or places of interest that may be described on this website. In such cases, we have often provided links to the official sites where possible, or other third party sites containing useful information, purely as a courtesy and for informational purposes only.
All information about attractions, places of interest, travel destinations, travel services, etc., was believed to be correct at the time it was prepared, but may be change at any time. Readers are advised to check with their travel agent, travel provider, or the attraction operator, for current information.
Copyright © 2007-2022, Answers 2000 Limited
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE COMES FROM AMAZON SERVICES LLC. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
CERTAIN CONTENT THAT APPEARS ON THIS SITE,COMES FROM AMAZON EU S.à r.l. THIS CONTENT IS PROVIDED 'AS IS' AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OR REMOVAL AT ANY TIME.
Disclosure: Our company's websites' content (including this website's content) includes advertisements for our own company's websites, products, and services, and for other organization's websites, products, and services. In the case of links to other organization's websites, our company may receive a payment, (1) if you purchase products or services, or (2) if you sign-up for third party offers, after following links from this website. Unless specifically otherwise stated, information about other organization's products and services, is based on information provided by that organization, the product/service vendor, and/or publicly available information - and should not be taken to mean that we have used the product/service in question. Additionally, our company's websites contain some adverts which we are paid to display, but whose content is not selected by us, such as Google AdSense ads. For more detailed information, please see Advertising/Endorsements Disclosures
In Association With Amazon.com
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.com.
In Association With Amazon.co.uk
Answers 2000 Limited is a participant in the Amazon EU Associates Programme, an affiliate advertising programme designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Amazon.co.uk.
As an Amazon Associate, our company earns from qualifying purchases. Amazon, the Amazon logo, Endless, and the Endless logo are trademarks of Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates.
Click privacy for information about our company's privacy, data collection and data retention policies, and your rights.