Overview - United States of America

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Capital:Washington, D.C.
Area:9,826,630 km²
Population:298,444,215 (2006 estimate)
Language(s):English - 82.1%, Spanish - 10.7%, other European langues - 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island - 2.7%, others - 0.7%.
Religion(s):Protestant - 52%, Roman Catholic - 24%, Mormon - 2%, Jewish - 1%, Muslim - 1%, others - 10%, none - 10%.
Ethnic Group(s):White - 81.7%, Black - 12.9%, Asian - 4.2%, Amerindian - 1%, Hawaiian - 0.2%.