Country Profile - USA

Name: United States of America (USA)

Location: North America

Time: The USA spans six time zones from IST (-) 10 1/2 hrs to IST (-) 15 1/2 hrs

Capital: Washington DC

Language: English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census)

Area: 9,809,155 sq kms

Population: 313,232,044 (July 2011 est.)

National Day: 04 Jul (Independence Day)

Currency: US Dollar (USD).

Holidays: YEAR 2012: 1 Jan New Year's Day. 16 Jan Martin Luther King Day. 20 Feb Presidents' Day. 28 May Memorial Day. 4 Jul Independence Day. 3 Sep Labor Day. 8 Oct Columbus Day. 11 Nov Veterans' Day. 22 Nov Thanksgiving Day. 25 Dec Christmas Day.

Airline Name: American Airlines (AA)Continental Airlines (CO)Delta Air (DL)Northwest Airlines (NW)Trans World Airlines (TWA)United Airlines (UA)

International Airports: Boston, Chicago, Detroit, Metropolitan, Fort Worth (Dallas), Houston, John F Kennedy (New York), Los Angeles, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Washington - Dulles and many more.