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Capital: Washington, D.C.
Population: 275,562,673*
Area: Total: 9,629,091 sq km
Land: 9,158,960 sq km
Water: 470,131 sq km
Natural Resources: coal, copper, lead, molybdenum, phosphates, uranium, bauxite, gold, iron, mercury, nickel, potash, silver, tungsten, zinc, petroleum, natural gas, timber
Languages: English, Spanish (spoken by a sizable minority)
GDP Per Capita: $33,900
Birth Rate: 14.2 births/1,000 population
Death Rate: 8.7 deaths/ 1,000 population

*Statistical information comes from the State of the World's Children, 2000 (UNICEF) and The World Fact book 1999 (CIA).