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The '''United States of America''' (commonly referred to as the '''United States''', the '''U.S.''', the '''USA''', or '''America''') is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_government federal] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitutional_republic constitutional republic] comprising [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._state fifty states] and a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_district federal district]. The country is situated mostly in central [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_America North America], where its [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contiguous_United_States forty-eight contiguous states] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington,_D.C. Washington, D.C.], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_districts_and_territories capital district], lie between the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Ocean Pacific] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Ocean Atlantic Oceans], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borders_of_the_United_States bordered] by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada Canada] to the north and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico Mexico] to the south. The state of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska Alaska] is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to its east and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia Russia] to the west across the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bering_Strait Bering Strait]. The state of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii Hawaii] is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archipelago archipelago] in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territories_of_the_United_States several territories] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean Caribbean] and Pacific.
 
The '''United States of America''' (commonly referred to as the '''United States''', the '''U.S.''', the '''USA''', or '''America''') is a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_government federal] [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Constitutional_republic constitutional republic] comprising [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/U.S._state fifty states] and a [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federal_district federal district]. The country is situated mostly in central [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_America North America], where its [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Contiguous_United_States forty-eight contiguous states] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Washington,_D.C. Washington, D.C.], the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capital_districts_and_territories capital district], lie between the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Ocean Pacific] and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_Ocean Atlantic Oceans], [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Borders_of_the_United_States bordered] by [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canada Canada] to the north and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mexico Mexico] to the south. The state of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska Alaska] is in the northwest of the continent, with Canada to its east and [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Russia Russia] to the west across the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bering_Strait Bering Strait]. The state of [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawaii Hawaii] is an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archipelago archipelago] in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Territories_of_the_United_States several territories] in the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Caribbean Caribbean] and Pacific.
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The United States of America (commonly referred to as the United States, the U.S., the USA, or America) is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. The country is situated mostly in central North America, where its forty-eight contiguous states and Washington, D.C., the 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 its east and Russia to the west across the Bering Strait. The state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The country also possesses several territories in the Caribbean and Pacific.

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