The United States of America is a federal district and it consists of fifty states. This nation is basically located in the central North America and Washington, D.C. is the capital city of the country. On the north of the United States, there is Canada and on its south it is bordered by Mexico.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, there are about 307,159,000 people living in the country. This number also includes the illegal immigrants that are estimated to be around 11.2 million people. The main language that is spoken in the country is English. More than 4/5th of the people living in the United States of America converse in English with their families. The second most common language that is spoken in the US is Spanish.
This secular nation allows its citizens to follow any religion of their choice. About 78% of the people are said to be Christians, with the Protestant denominations being 51.3% and the Roman Catholics were reported to form about 23.9% of the total population. Judaism is one of the other religions that are followed in the country. There are also followers of Buddhism, Islam and Hinduism. The people living in the US are from different ethnicities.