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ABOUT THE UNITED STATES

Geography and Demographics

The United States is a diverse nation with beautiful and vastly different landscapes and a rich history.

The links below provide information on the American people and the geographic regions of the United States.

Quick Facts About the United States
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government provides basic information about U.S. history and government for K-12 students and educational tools for parents and teachers.


Population of the United States and the World
The U.S. Census Bureau provides an estimate of the resident population of the United States and the total population of the world.


Data on Population, Housing, and Demographics
The American FactFinder allows you to search data from surveys and censuses conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. This site is also available in Spanish (click on the link in the top right corner).


Maps of the United States
Nationalatlas.gov allows you to search for and print static and interactive maps of the United States.


View Forecasts and Weather Warnings for Your Area
The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather information including forecasts and warnings for your area.