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USA
The United States of America (USA) is vast, covering more than 3,732,396 square miles (9,666,861 square kilometers). It is composed of 48 mainland states and two additional states: the tropical islands of Hawaii in the Pacific Ocean, and Alaska, which reaches into the Arctic Circle about 500 miles north through Canada.

From the Pacific coast in the west to the Atlantic coast in the east, the contiguous U.S. stretches more than 3,000 miles (4,828 kilometers), a land of extraordinary geographical diversity. Bounded by Canada in the north and by Mexico and the Gulf of Mexico in the south, the landscape includes great plains, volcanic mountains, vast deserts, and rolling hills.

The population of the United States was estimated at about 263 million in 1995 (275.5 million in 2001), and is the third largest in the world after China and India respectively. About 21% of Americans are under the age of 15, while 13% are over 65. More than 76% live in cities. The average population density is 72 persons per square mile (28 per square kilometer). California is the most populous state, with 32 million inhabitants, followed by Texas (18.6 million) and New York (18.2 million).
Education in USA
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Financial Aid Resources
GradLoans.com offers information on financial aid and an online application for Federal Stafford loans for graduate students.
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All types of resources are available to international students intending to study in the USA.
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Government USA
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ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Data on USA Government
The purpose of Data.gov is to increase public access to high value, machine readable datasets generated by the Executive Branch of the Federal Government.
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Defense Department
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ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Move Over America
Forty three states have passed “Move Over” laws, which require motorists to “Move Over” and change lanes to give safe clearance to law enforcement officers on roadsides.
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ball1.gif (1653 bytes)USA Government Information by Topic
Search government information by topic: You'll find a rich treasure of online information, services, and resources.
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Immigration and Citizenship in USA

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Miscellaneous Resources
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The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces federal consumer protection laws that prevent fraud, deception and unfair business practices. The Commission also enforces federal antitrust laws that prohibit anticompetitive mergers and other business practices that restrict competition and harm consumers. Whether combating telemarketing fraud, Internet scams or price-fixing schemes, the FTC’s primary mission is to protect consumers
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Travel Warnings, Country Specific Information & Travel Alerts
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)National holidays from 1997 to 2020
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ball1.gif (1653 bytes)USA Country Profile
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)USA States:
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)All 50 states are listed across the top of the Lincoln Memorial on the back of the $5 bill.
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Maine is the only state whose name is just one syllable.
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)States & Capitals of USA: click here for details.
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USA Media Resources
ball1.gif (1653 bytes)Newseum - Newspaper Front Page Lookup from a map.
Daily Newspaper Front Pages - 865 front pages from 82 countries with the click of the button. The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages in their original, unedited form.

How to use the Newseum:
1. Click on the above link to launch the Newseum Webpage. (This is the "Flash" version.)
2. Click on the name of the geographic region above the map for the desired country. Re-position the map by clicking and dragging it.
3. Each yellow dot on the map represents the front page of the newspaper. Point the mouse at any yellow dot, and the front page will appear on the right of the map. To enlarge the picture of the front page, click on the yellow dot.
4. To view the Website of the newspaper concerned, click on the item "Website" on the horizontal menu above the newspaper's front page.
5. There is another version called "Bing". To access, click on the "Bing" button next to the word "Beta".
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ball1.gif (1653 bytes)The New York Times
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