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Country United States

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Region North America
Area (sq km) 9,826,675
Border Canada, Mexico
Population 321,368,864
Nationality American(s)
Ethnicity white 79.96%, black 12.85%, Asian 4.43%, Amerindian and Alaska native 0.97%, native Hawaiian and other Pacific islander 0.18%, two or more races 1.61%
Religion Protestant 51.3%, Roman Catholic 23.9%, Mormon 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%, other or unspecified 2.5%, unaffiliated 12.1%, none 4%
Language English, Spanish, and more
Literacy 99%
Government Constitution-based Federal Republic with strong Democratic tradition
Capital Washington, D.C.
Leader President Donald J. TRUMP (since January 20, 2017); Vice President Michael R. PENCE (since January 20, 2017)
Currency US dollar (USD)
Independence Day July 4, 1776 (from Great Britain)
National Holiday Independence Day (July 4, 1776)
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