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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.