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 city Washington, DC

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

HIGHEST MOUNTAIN PEAK Denali (Mount Mckinley) (6,190 m/20,310 ft) located in the Alaska range

LARGEST LAKE lake Superior

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)