Alabama facts - flag - map
    Alabama is the first state in the United States to declare Christmas a legal holiday.






    Alaska facts - flag - map
    Alaska is the biggest state in the USA in terms of area. If it were a country, Alaska would be world's 20th largest country in the world
    Arizona facts - flag - map
    Arizona has 18 national monuments, more than any other state in the USA
    Arkansas facts - flag - map
    WalMart Stores, the world's largest private employer, is headquartered in Bentonville, Arkansas. On July 2, 1962, Walton opened the first Walmart Discount City store at 719 W. Walnut Street in Rogers, Arkansas.



    California facts - flag - map
    California is the first state ever to become a trillion dollar economy in gross state product. If California were a country, it would be the eighth largest economy in the world, with roughly the same GDP as Italy.
    Colorado facts - flag - map
    Denver International Airport (DEN), at 34,000 acres, is the biggest airport in the United States by total area. Its runway 16R/34L, with a total length of 16,000 feet, is the longest commercial runway in the United States.
    Connecticut facts - flag - map
    The first automobile law was passed by the state of Connecticut in 1901. The speed limit was set at 12 miles per hour.
    Delaware facts - flag - map
    On December 7, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the United States constitution and hence became 'First State' to join the union.
    Florida facts - flag - map
    Florida is the flattest state in the USA with a mean elevation is just 100 ft (30 meters) Britton Hill is the highest natural point in the state with a summit elevation of just 345 feet (105 meters) above mean sea level.
    Georgia facts - flag - map
    Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) is the world's busiest passenger airport
    Hawaii facts - flag - map
    Hawaii, the southernmost state in the USA, is the only US state made up entirely of islands.
    Idaho facts - flag - map
    Idaho is called the "Gem State", because nearly every known type of gemstone has been found in the state of Idaho.
    Illinois facts - flag - map
    Built in 1885, Home Insurance Building in Chicago, Illinois was the first skyscraper in the world.
    Indiana facts - flag - map
    Baseball was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The very first professional game had played in Fort Wayne on May 4, 1871.
    Iowa facts - flag - map
    The Iowa State Capitol is the only state capitol to feature five domes, a central golden dome surrounded by four smaller domes
    Kansas facts - flag - map
    Though Chicago is nicknamed the “Windy City”, Dodge City, Kansas is the windiest city in the United States, with an average wind speed of 14 miles per hour. (Chicago averages about 10 miles per hour)
    Kentucky facts - flag - map
    Held every year since 1875, the Kentucky Derby is the oldest continuously held horse race in the country.
    Louisiana facts - flag - map
    Louisiana is the only state in the United States that follows the legal system established by Napoleon.
    Maine facts - flag - map
    Maine is the only US state that borders just one other U.S. state.
    Maryland facts - flag - map
    Baltimore, Maryland served as the US capital from December 20, 1776 to February 27, 1777. Annapolis, Maryland served as US capital from November 26, 1783 to August 19, 1784.
    Massachusetts facts - flag - map
    American Revolution began in Massachusetts at around 5am on April 19, 1775.
    Michigan facts - flag - map
    Michigan has more fresh water coastline than any province of any country in the world (3,126 miles)
    Minnesota facts - flag - map
    Though Minnesota is called 'The Land of 10,000 Lakes', it actually has 11,842 lakes that are atleast 10 acres or more in area.
    Mississippi facts - flag - map
    Jefferson Finis Davis, the only President of the ill-fated Confederate States of America, represented Mississippi in the United States Senate prior to becoming the President of the Confederacy.
    Missouri facts - flag - map
    The Gateway Arch in St. Louis is the tallest man-made national monument in the United States.
    Montana facts - flag - map
    Montana is the largest landlocked U.S. state.
    Nebraska facts - flag - map
    Nebraska is the only state in the United States with a unicameral legislature.
    Nevada facts - flag - map
    Las Vegas, Nevada has more hotel rooms than any other city on earth.
    New Hampshire facts - flag - map
    New Hampshire is the only U.S. state that does not by law require adult drivers to wear safety belts while operating a motor vehicle
    New Jersey facts - flag - map
    New Jersey is the most densely populated state in the United States.
    New Mexico facts - flag - map
    New Mexico has the highest capital city in the United States. At 7,000 feet above sea level, Santa Fe is the highest capital city in the United States.
    New York facts - flag - map
    New York was the last capital of the U.S. under the Articles of Confederation and the first capital under the Constitution of the United States. In 1789, the first President of the United States, George Washington, was inaugurated at Federal Hall on Wall Street.
    North Carolina facts - flag - map
    The Wright brothers completed the first successful flight of a mechanically propelled fixed-wing airplane over the sands of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina on December 17, 1903
    North Dakota facts - flag - map
    North Dakota is the the second-largest oil-producing state in the United States
    Ohio facts - flag - map
    Ohio's swallowtail flag is the only non-rectangular U.S. state flag. Ohio has adopted an official 17-step procedure for folding it partly because Ohio is the 17th state to join the union
    Oklahoma facts - flag - map
    Oklahoma has more man-made lakes than any other state in the United States
    Oregon facts - flag - map
    Crater Lake of Oregon is the deepest lake in the United States
    Pennsylvania facts - flag - map
    The famous Gettysburg, the site of the 'Battle of Gettysburg' and President Abraham Lincoln's Gettysburg Address, is in Pennsylvania
    Rhode Island facts - flag - map
    Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States. It covers an area of 1,214 square miles. Its distances North to South are 48 miles and East to West 37 miles.
    South Carolina facts - flag - map
    The Charleston Tea Plantation, located about twenty miles south of Charleston, South Carolina on Wadmalaw Island, is the only working tea plantation in the United States.
    South Dakota facts - flag - map
    Wall Drug Store in Wall, South Dakota is the largest drug store in the world.
    Tennessee facts - flag - map
    Tennessee shares border with eight states. On a clear day seven states are visible from Lookout Mountain near Chattanooga.
    Texas facts - flag - map
    Texas produces more crude oil than any other state in USA.
    Utah facts - flag - map
    The Great Salt Lake is the largest saltwater lake in the Western Hemisphere.
    Vermont facts - flag - map
    Vermont is the most rural of all the states in the United States
    Virginia facts - flag - map
    From the birth of the nation until New York State surpassed it in population in 1805, Virginia was the most populous state in the United States.
    Washington facts - flag - map
    Washington state is the largest producer of apples in the United States. It is also the nation's top producer of pears, sweet cherries, red raspberries and hops
    West Virginia facts - flag - map
    New River Gorge Bridge near Fayetteville, with a span of 1,700 feet, is the longest steel arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere.
    Wisconsin facts - flag - map
    Wisconsin is the largest cheese producing state in the United States.
    Wyoming facts - flag - map
    Wyoming is the least populous state in the United States
    Cambodia facts - flag - map
    The Angkor Wat Temple is the largest temple complex in the world
    Congo, Democratic Republic of the
    Democratic Republic of the Congo has the largest French speaking population in the world.
    Congo, Republic of the
    Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of the Congo, was founded on 10 September 1880 on the site of a Bateke village named Nkuna by an Italo-French explorer, Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, after whom the city was named.
    Eritrea facts - flag - map
    Eritrea is named after the Greek name for the Red (Erythra) as it was on the coast of Red Sea (Ἐρυθρὰ Θάλασσα Erythra Thalassa)
    Guatemala facts - flag - map
    The quetzal is the currency of Guatemala. It is named after the national bird of Guatemala, the Resplendent Quetzal. In ancient Mayan culture, the quetzal bird's tail feathers were used as currency.
    Nicaragua facts - flag - map
    Lake Nicaragua is the largest lake in Central America.
    Papua New Guinea facts - flag - map
    Papua New Guinea has more languages than any other country, with over 820 indigenous languages
    USA facts - flag - map
    United States of America (USA) is world's largest economy. Military-wise, it is the most powerful nation on Earth.