UNITED STATES

  • 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.

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