|United States of America|
"E Pluribus Unum.
("For Many, One.")
"The Star Spangled Banner"
The United States of America as of March 11th, 2012.
|Official language||English (de facto)|
|Government||Constitutional Federal Presidential Republic|
|President||Joshua William Harrison|
|Area||22,542,914 km² (2009)|
| North American Union|
The United States of America (commonly abbreviated to the United States, the U.S., the USA, America, and the States) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty-four states and a federal district. The country is situated mostly in central North America, where its fifty-one contiguous states and Washington, D.C., capital district, lie between the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans, bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The state of Alaska is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to the east and Russia to the west, across the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific.