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United States Introduction Background Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783.

United States Government Country name conventional long form: United States of America; conventional short form: United States; abbreviation: US or USA

Washington DC Latitude Facts: 38.8964 and Washington DC Longitude Facts: -77.0262

United States People Death rate (deaths/1,000 population) 8.27 deaths/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

United States People Languages (%) English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census); note: Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii

Washington DC's County Facts:

District of Columbia County

United States Government Suffrage 18 years of age; universal



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html