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United States of America (USA)

United States of America (USA)
  • Capital

    Capital

    Washington

  • Local time

    Local time

    12:38

  • Population

    Population

    327.23 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ USD (dollar)

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United States of America (USA)

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  • Capital

    Capital

    Washington

  • Local time

    Local time

    12:38

  • Population

    Population

    327.23 m

  • Driving side

    Driving side

    Right

  • Calling code

    Calling code

    +1

  • Currency

    Currency

    $ USD (dollar)

  • Average Salary

    Average Salary

    $ 4 600

  • Petrol price

    Petrol price

    € 0.76 pl

  • Precipitation

    Precipitation

    715mm /year

Geography & travel

  • Country Area

    Country Area

    9 629 091 km2

  • Protected Area

    Protected Area

    14%

  • Forest Area

    Forest Area

    34%

  • Agricultural area

    Agricultural area

    44%

  • Railways

    Railways

    228218km

  • Annual air passengers

    Annual air passengers

    822.95 m

Population

  • Ethnicity

    Ethnicity

    white
    black
    Asian

  • Religion

    Religion

    Protestant - 52 %
    Roman Catholic - 24 %
    Mormon - 2 %

  • Languages

    Languages

    English
    Spanish
    other Indo-European

  • Armed Forces

    Armed Forces

    1 347 300

  • Murders

    Murders

    5 per 100k

  • Alcohol consumption

    Alcohol consumption

    9 l/person

  • Smoking

    Smoking

    19.5%

  • Diabetes

    Diabetes

    10.8%

  • Tuberculosis

    Tuberculosis

    3 per 100k

Economy

  • Industries

    Industries

    highly diversified, world leading, high-technology innovator, industrial export, petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, telecommunications

  • Agriculture

    Agriculture

    wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton, beef, pork, poultry

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, rare earth elements, uranium, bauxite, gold

  • Energy Import

    Energy Import

    9%

  • Natural Resources

    Natural Resources

    coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, rare earth elements, uranium, bauxite, gold

  • Renewable Energy

    Renewable Energy

    8%

  • CO2 Emissions

    CO2 Emissions

    5 254 279kt

  • Ease of Business

    Ease of Business

    6 (Best=1, Worst=200)

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What not to do when visiting United States of America (USA)

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Don't do intensive eye contact and compliments with female business partners. Only small indication can be seen as sexual harassment.

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Don't extend the middle finger outwards - it's considered highly offensive.

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Don't ask about personal income, assets or other personal questions immediately after meet.

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Did you know

Did you know?

All of the cobblestones used to line the streets in New York were originally stones found in the hulls of Belgian ships ballast.

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Don't give white lilies as gift and don't give presents with the company logo, as it's obliged for advertising.

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Don't forget to greet children - Americans treat children equal to adults.

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Don't forget to take off hat, coat and sunglasses indoors.

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Don't forget to make a tight grip when shaking hands with direct eye contact - Americans consider it rude and arrogant when shaking hands without looking at each other's eyes.

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Don't get out of your vehicle if you are pulled by the police in America. It can be seen as aggressive and could land you in trouble.

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Did you know

Did you know?

The government owns 32% of all land in the U.S.

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Don't talk on a cell phone during the dinner when you are not alone - it's considered as rude and sign of poor manners. It any public setting talking loudly on the phone is seen as particularly rude.

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Don't call black people "Negro" or "Nigga" - they feel contempt for his indemnity as Negro mainly refers to Africa black slaves sold to the United States.

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Don't stick out the tongue to others, which is considered as obscene behaviour.

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Don't make surprise visits - make an appointment before visiting someone and prepare a small gift when visiting a friend.

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Don't make a chewing sound when dining and don't take the food from others, don't smoke at the dining table, don't persuade others to drink. Don't strip at the dinner table.

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Did you know?

The most eaten fruit in America is the banana.

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Don't start to eat until the hostess starts or ask to start a meal.

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Don't drink or visibly transport alcohol in public.

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Don't be surprised if some Americans often use baseball expressions in business.

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Don't get insulted if someone has never heard of your country, confuses yours for another one, does idiotic stereotypes about it.

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Don't block the sidewalks - they are like highways in New York. Never stop in the middle of one.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Before 1863 the postal service in the US was free.

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Business & Communication

Don’t forget the hurricane season in the Gulf of Mexico and Atlantic coastal regions lasts from June to November.

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Marker Tennessee
Business & Communication

Don't neglect to wave back at someone - just wave back all the times someone waves on you, otherwise you are blacklisted by the neighbourhood.

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Don't be on the receiving end of a "Bless your heart." - that's when you know you are really fucked up.

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Business & Communication

Don't honk your car horn - it's considered rude in Hawaii. Just be patient and take it easy.

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Don't bring chips or go empty-handed when invited to a local potluck - bring generous portions of food like pastries or poke (typical Hawaiian dish).

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Did you know

Did you know?

The US produces 19% of the world's trash.

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Marker Tennessee
Business & Communication

Don't refuse to say y'all.

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Business & Communication

Don't get into the age-old debate of White Castle vs Krystal. You're not going to win on this one.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't ride up locals on the highway - they can brake you down to make even later. Rest assured.

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Marker Colorado
Street & Behavioral

Don't ignore the wildlife warnings…wanna unexpected visitors in the night when camping?

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget the sunscreen if you plan to hike.

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Did you know

Did you know?

There are 132 rooms in the US White House.

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Social Events

Don't bring 3.2 beer to the party - stay out of grocery store if you're looking for "real" beer.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't use the words "West Bay" - that bit of land from Daly City down to around Palo Alto is called "the Peninsula".

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Don't stare at same-sex couples holding hands or kissing.

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Don't get discouraged by Austin's Republican lawmakers. Austin is famous for its conservative policies in schools and other standards.

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Don't be a vegetarian amongst a clan of carnivores.

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Did you know?

Hawaii is the only US state that grows cacao beans which go into the production of chocolate.

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Social Events

Don't complain about the tea being too sweet.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't tell people you don't drink - and not for religious reasons.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't complain about the fog - it's been here longer than you.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't forget to drink plenty of water and hydrate properly - being closer to the sun by higher attitude also means quicker dehydration.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't ask for ketchup when having a hot dog.

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Did you know

Did you know?

Coffee represents 75% of all the caffeine consumed in the US.

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Marker Los Angeles
Business & Communication

Don't call it "Show business", it's called "the industry". Are you working in the industry?

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Business & Communication

Don't be scared to ask for a preferred pronoun (she/her, he/him, or they/them) when first meeting someone with non-binary gender.

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Don't climb up Lombard street when in San Francisco.

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Don't pilgrimage to the painted ladies.

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Don't be that guy hanging off the side of a cable car.

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Did you know

Did you know?

In 1872 Yellowstone in the US was the world's first national park.

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Marker Seattle
Business & Communication

Don't use person's clothing as a basis for determining employment status. The 30-year-old dressed like a college freshman can be a serious programmer making much more money than you.

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Don't violate the traffic "zipper" - if a lane is closed or merging, you are expected to let one car in front of you (every other car).

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Don't express negative opinion about Mexico and the Mexican culture.

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Street & Behavioral

Don't put ketchup on hot dog. Chili, onions, mustard, maybe even cheese, but never ketchup.

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Marker Seattle
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Don't assume it rains 300 days per year. Yes, it does rain a lot, but summer in Seattle has its fair share of sunny days. Unless you want to look like a tourist, leave the umbrella in your hotel room.

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Did you know?

The United States highway system could wrap around the world six times.

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Marker Seattle
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Don't expect sunny beaches. It's usually windy and the water is freezing.

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Don't assume Denver is all about weed. Better to ask locals about the favourite IPA beers or sports instead of marijuana.

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