United States of America
The United States of America should not be called a country but countries. The countryside is as diverse as it’s people and it’s history as interesting as it’s modern times. Up to now we’ve only explored New York and wow did we fall in love big time!
The local currency is Dollar.
Here you find the current exchange rate.
The overwhelming majority of Americans are Christians. Roughly 2.5% of Americans adhere to Judaism, and some 1%–2% are Muslims.
Over a million speakers: English (official), Spanish, Chinese, Tagalog (incl. Filipino), Vietnamese, Arabic, French, Korean.
Then there is Russian, German, Haitian Creole, Yiddish, Dutch, Armenian, Hebrew and many more.
What is the United States of America?
The U.S.A. is a country, a federal republic, of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean.
The USA borders Canada in the north; its southern 3,155 km long border to Mexico is partly furnished with a great wall (or fence). The United States also shares maritime borders with the Bahamas, Cuba, and Russia.
Is the USA safe?
The USA is a relatively safe place, it does have a higher crime rate than Australia. Not sure what that means but then you know. Mass shootings/gun violence have been more frequent in the last couple of years in the USA. Burglary is another very common occurrence with reports of more than 2 million a year.
Do I need a visa for the USA?
It depends on the country you are from. Check here if you need a visa to travel to the USA.
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