located mainly in North America made up of 50 states and a federal district. It also has a state and several dependent territories located in the Antilles and Oceania. Its form of government is that of a presidential and federal republic.
The federal capital, Washington, is located in the District of Columbia, between the states of Maryland to the north and Virginia to the south.
With more than 325 million inhabitants, the country is the fourth largest in total area, the fifth largest in contiguous area and the third in population.
It is the largest national economy in the world in nominal terms, with an estimated GDP of $ 15.7 trillion and a fifth of global GDP in purchasing power parity.The country is the main capitalist force on the planet, in addition to being Leader in scientific research and technological innovation since the 19th century and, since the beginning of the 20th century, the main industrial country.