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United States

Country primarily located in North America

United States
United States

The United States of America, commonly known as the United States or America, is a country primarily located in North America. It is a federation of 50 states, which also includes a federal capital district and 326 Indian reservations. The 48 contiguous states border Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The State of Alaska is non-contiguous and lies to the northwest, while the State of Hawaii is an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean. Outside the union of states, the U.S. also asserts sovereignty over five major unincorporated island territories and various uninhabited islands. The country has the world's third-largest land area, second-largest exclusive economic zone, and third-largest population, exceeding 334 million.

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