The geography of the United States (US)

The geography of the United States (US)

US is the third largest country in the world by area after Russia and Canada.

USA is also the third most populous country in the world.

Capital - Washington, DC

Number of states - 50, plus the District of Columbia (DC)

Highest mountain peak - Denali (Mount Mckinley) at 6,190 m (20,310 ft) located in the Alaska range

Longest river system - Mississippi-Missouri river system

Largest city by population- New York City (about 9 million)

Largest state by area - Alaska

Largest state by population - California

Number of land borders - 2 (Canada and Mexico)