The United States is a country that is quite interesting for most people. Therefore, it attracts millions of tourists every year. In this article we offer you different maps of your territory. In addition, we tell you outstanding information about the State.
Below you have an index with all the points that we are going to deal with in this article.
The United States is an important country in North America that has more than 309 million population. Its capital is Washington D.C. and its territory is divided into 50 states.
In the following map you can see how the political division of the country is and where each state is located. The black and white circle indicates the capital of each state, while the rest of the cities indicated are the most prominent in the territory. It also reflects the borders with Canada, to the north; and Mexico, to the south:
Also, in this table you will find the name of all the states ordered alphabetically and the capital of each of them:
|New Mexico||Santa Fe|
|Utah||Salt lake city|
On the other hand, in this image we find a political map without names, which can be useful to try to memorize each state. It includes the territories of Alaska and Hawaii, which are actually far from the main continental zone:
The United States is one of the largest countries in the world, as it has an area of approximately 7,700,000 km². This makes the relief in its territory remarkably varied.
As we can see on the map, in the east we find low altitude areas such as the Piedmont Plateau, while in the west half there are large mountainous areas. The highest peak in the State is Mount Denali, which has an altitude of 6,194 m.s.n.m and is located in Alaska.
As for the hydrographic characteristics of the country, the Great Lakes region stands out in the north (Great lakes), which, with the exception of Lake Michigan, acts as a border with Canada. It is here where the famous Niagara Falls are located.
There is a multitude of rivers scattered throughout the territory. These are the longest ten:
|First name||Length in km|
|4. Rio Bravo||3,034|
|7. Red River||2,180|
In the following map we find the location of the main rivers and lakes. In it, we can see which cities they pass through and which ocean they flow into. The names are in English.
If you plan to travel in the United States, a very useful map is that of roads. In this one you can observe the most outstanding routes, as well as the route of the train track:
On the other hand, if you are interested in historical maps, in this image we find one from the 19th century. At this time, the United States was already an independent country:
Another plane that can be quite practical is that of time zones. In this way, you can know what time it is in the US territory that interests you. If you want to know how to calculate this, we recommend the following article: The time difference between countries.
Finally, in this fun map the name and location of all the states appear, as well as a drawing of the most representative of each of them. For example, the famous Mount Rushmore appears in South Dakota.
This can be a good image for children to learn more about the United States in a fun and entertaining way.
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