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15 Remarkable Facts About USA

The United States is a vast land of opportunities and growing businesses. It is one of the world’s power nations and a great place to go for study, travel, business etc.
Here are some facts that make the United States a place to be.

  1. The current US flag was designed by a high school student named Bob Haft.
  2. The United States was the first country to gain independence from European powers in the year 1783.
  3. The US has the world’s largest economy since 1871
  4. 46 out of the top 100 universities in the world are in the US.
  5. Although it is not an official language, Spanish is the second most spoken language in the US. 
  6. The US is the largest producer of nuclear power.
  7. The US has the longest railroad system in the world.
  8. The US is home to 3 of the oldest rivers in the world (the New River, the Susquehanna River, and the Colorado River).
  9. New York City in America is the world’s financial, business, and fashion capital.
  10. Every day, Americans consume 100 slices of pizza, or more than 350 slices per second.
  11. The United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass and population.
  12. More than half of Americans have never traveled outside the US, and there are more than enough tourist attractions in the country.
  13. The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France and is located in New Jersey, not New York, as it is popularly known.
  14. Alaska was sold to the United States by Russia at the rate of 2 cents per acre. It is the largest state in the US and was sold for approximately $7.8 million.
  15. Cows outnumber humans in South Dakota, a state in the United States.

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