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- The united States of America is the fourth largest country in the world by land area and third by population.
- The bald eagle is the national bird and symbol of the United States; it is a protected species.
- 26 states in the United States have names which come from Native American languages.
- The United States has 59 national parks. In 1872, Yellowstone National Park was established as the country's first national park. It was also the world's first!
- The Statue of Liberty has seven rays on her crown that represent the sun, the seven continents and the seven seas.
- The national flower of the United States is the rose, and the national anthem is called The Star-Spangled Banner.