United States

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  • President: Barack H. Obama (2009)

  • Vice President: Joseph Biden (2009)

  • Land area: 3,539,225 sq mi (9,166,601 sq km); total area: 3,718,691 sq mi (9,631,420 sq km)

  • Population (2014 est.): 318,892,103 (growth rate: 0.77%); birth rate: 13.42/1000; infant mortality rate: 6.17/1000; life expectancy: 79.56; density per sq mi: 88.6

  • Capital (2013 est.): Washington, DC, 646,449

  • Largest cities (2013 est.): New York, 8,405,837; Los Angeles, 3,884,307; Chicago, 2,718,782; Houston, 2,195,914; Philadelphia, 1,553,165

  • Monetary unit: dollar

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