The United States includes a wide variety of climate types due to its large size, range of geographic features, and non-contiguous arrangement. The southern tip of Florida is tropical. Much of the Rocky Mountains , the Sierra Nevada, and the Cascade Range are alpine. The climate is arid in the Great Basin, desert in the Southwest, Mediterranean in coastal California, and oceanic in coastal Oregon and Washington.
The population of the United States add s a 265.000.000, which means a popul ation density of 28h/km2. With rates very low infant mortality , ver y low fertility (2 children per woman), a natural growth of 1%, and a life expectancy at birth of 77 years.
The history of the United States traditionally starts with the Declaration of Independence in the year 1776. In 1789 the Constitution became the basis for the United States federal government, with war hero George Washington as the first president. Philippines declares its independence in 1946. In 1952, Hawaii becomes a State.
The United States is a country in the Western Hemisphere. There are several United States territories in the Pacific and Caribbean. The term "United States", when used in the geographical sense, means the continental United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the Virgin Islands of the United States. Northernmost point: Point Barrow, Alaska Easternmost point: West Quoddy Head, Maine Southernmost point: Ka Lae (South Cape), Hawaii Westernmost point: Cape Wrangell, Alaska1
People in general tends to be quiet and friendly, worry about making a good impression to tourists but do not like to rush them. They also tend to serve his guests, are correct, neat and quite patriotic.
Language The variety of English spoken in the United States is known as American English; together with Canadian English it makes up the group of dialects known as North American English.
Is the center of metropolitan New York, which is among the largest urban agglomerations in the world. New York is considered a global city because of its global influences in media, politics, education, entertainment and fashion. The artistic and cultural influence of the city is the strongest in the country. In addition, it is the headquarters of the United Nations Organization, which makes an important point of international relations.