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United States Government Capital name: Washington, DC; geographic coordinates: 38 53 N, 77 02 W; time difference: UTC-5 (during Standard Time); daylight saving time: 1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November; note: the 50 United States cover six time zones

United States Government Flag description13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico

Massachusetts Latitude Facts: 42.2373 and Massachusetts Longitude Facts: -71.5314

United States People HIV/AIDS - deaths 17,011 (2005 estimate)

United States People Nationality noun: American(s); adjective: American

Massachusetts's County Facts:

Barnstable County Berkshire County Bristol County Dukes County Essex County Franklin County Hampden County Hampshire County Middlesex County Nantucket County Norfolk County Plymouth County Suffolk County Worcester County

United States Economy Agriculture - products wheat, corn, other grains, fruits, vegetables, cotton; beef, pork, poultry, dairy products; fish; forest products



Source: CIA - The World Factbook