POPULATION: 323,9 millions

CAPITAL: Washington, D.C.

GDP per capita: $57,300.

LANGUAGE: 79.2% English, 12.9% Spanish, 3.8% other Indo-European, 3.3% Asian and Pacific island.

RELIGION: 46.5% Protestant, 20.8% Roman Catholic, 1.6% Mormon, (also Jehovah's Witness, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist, Hindu).

USA has no official national language. English has acquired official status in 31 of the 50 states. Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii.

One out of every eight Americans have been employed by McDonald's at some point.