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 Legal system is the federal court system based on English common law; each state has its own unique legal system, of which all but one (Louisiana, which is still influenced by the Napoleonic Code) is based on English common law; judicial review of legislative acts; has not accepted compulsory ICJ jurisdiction.
Washington Latitude Facts: 47.3917 and Washington Longitude Facts: -121.5708
United States People Total fertility rate (children born/woman) 2.1 children born/woman (2008 estimate)
United States People Life expectancy at birth (years) total population: 78.14 years; male: 75.29 years; female: 81.13 years (2008 estimate)
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United States Economy Budget revenues: $2.568 trillion; expenditures: $2.73 trillion (2007 estimate)