USA is a country comprising 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions. United States is the world’s third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe.
With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country. The capital is Washington, D.C., and the largest city by population is New York City.
With its large size and geographic variety, includes most climate types. From humid continental in the north to humid subtropical in the south.
Much of the Western mountains have an alpine climate. The climate is arid in the Great Basin, desert in the Southwest, Mediterranean in coastal California, and oceanic in coastal Oregon and Washington and southern Alaska.
Hawaii and the southern tip of Florida are tropical, as are the populated territories in the Caribbean and the Pacific.
New York City is the most visited destination in the United States, followed by Los Angeles, Orlando, Las Vegas, and Chicago.
Tourists spend more money in the United States than any other country, while attracting the second-highest number of tourists after France and Spain.