United States

The  (U.S. or US), officially the  of America (U.S.A. or USA) and commonly known as America, is a country primarily located in America.

It consists of 50 states, a federal , five major unincorporated territories, 326 Indian reservations, and some minor possessions. At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million square kilometers), it is the world’s third- or fourth-largest country by total area.

The shares significant land borders with  to the and  to the as well as limited maritime borders with the Bahamas, Cuba, and . The national  is , D.C..