- The United States is the fourth largest country in the world.
- Its flag contains 50 white stars that represent the 50 states that make up the country.
- The capital city is Washington D.C. although in the past other cities served as the capital.
- The White House, where the President of the United States lives and works during his term of office, is in Washington D.C.
- The Statue of Liberty in New York City was inaugurated in 1886. It was a gift from the French to commemorate one hundred years of the United States Declaration of Independence.
- The United States film industry is the most powerful in the world.
- The US Open is one of the four Grand Slams in the international tennis calendar. It is held in New York in late summer.
- With nine Davis Cup titles, the United States has more than any other country.