Map of the United States of America – USA

The United States of America (USA) is a federal republic consisting of 50 states located in North America between Canada and Mexico, while Alaska is in the far northwestern part of North America, and Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific. The flag of the United States, often referred to as the American flag or the U.S. flag, is a symbol of national pride and identity. It consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with six white, which represent the original thirteen colonies that declared independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain and became the first states in the U.S. In the top left corner, there is a blue field (known as the union) with fifty small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows.

Free Political Map of the United States of America – USA

The national anthem of the United States is „The Star-Spangled Banner“. The lyrics come from „Defence of Fort M’Henry,“ a poem written by Francis Scott Key after he witnessed the bombardment of Fort McHenry by British ships in Baltimore Harbor during the War of 1812. The poem was later set to the tune of a popular British song by John Stafford Smith for the Anacreontic Society, a men’s social club in London. „The Star-Spangled Banner“ was recognized for official use by the U.S. Navy in 1889 and by U.S. President Woodrow Wilson in 1916, and was made the national anthem by a congressional resolution on March 3, 1931, which was signed by President Herbert Hoover.

Below you will find a free version of the United States map, with alle federal states. You can design the blank version freely for school lessons. Clicking on the map opens the respective map  in large format:

Political Map of the United States of America - USA
Political Map of the United States of America – USA

Free blank map of the USA 

Federal States of the United States in alphabetical order

Below you will find a list of the U.S. states in alphabtic order, indicating the respective state capital, the country code and the nickname of the state:

 State   Capital   Code   Nickname 
 Alabama   Montgomery   AL   The Yellowhammer State 
 Alaska   Juneau   AK   The Last Frontier 
 Arizona   Phoenix   AZ   The Grand Canyon State 
 Arkansas   Little Rock   AR   The Natural State 
 California   Sacramento   CA   The Golden State 
 Colorado   Denver   CO   The Centennial State 
 Connecticut   Hartford   CT   The Constitution State 
 Delaware   Dover   DE   The First State 
 Florida   Tallahassee   FL   The Sunshine State 
 Georgia   Atlanta   GA   The Peach State 
 Hawaii   Honolulu   HI   The Aloha State 
 Idaho   Boise   ID   The Gem State 
 Illinois   Springfield   IL   The Prairie State 
 Indiana   Indianapolis   IN   The Hoosier State 
 Iowa   Des Moines   IA   The Hawkeye State 
 Kansas   Topeka   KS   The Sunflower State 
 Kentucky   Frankfort   KY   The Bluegrass State 
 Louisiana   Baton Rouge   LA   The Pelican State 
 Maine   Augusta   ME   The Pine Tree State 
 Maryland   Annapolis   MD   The Old Line State 
 Massachusetts   Boston   MA   The Bay State 
 Michigan   Lansing   MI   The Great Lakes State 
 Minnesota   Saint Paul   MN   The North Star State 
 Mississippi   Jackson   MS   The Magnolia State 
 Missouri   Jefferson City  MO   The Show Me State 
 Montana   Helena   MT   The Treasure State 
 Nebraska   Lincoln   NE   The Cornhusker State 
 Nevada   Carson City   NV   The Silver State 
 New Hampshire   Concord   NH   The Granite State 
 New Jersey   Trenton   NJ   The Garden State 
 New Mexico   Santa Fe   NM   The Land of Enchantment 
 New York   Albany   NY   The Empire State 
 North Carolina   Raleigh   NC   The Tar Heel State 
 North Dakota   Bismarck   ND   The Peace Garden State 
 Ohio   Columbus   OH   The Buckeye State 
 Oklahoma   Oklahoma City   OK   The Sooner State 
 Oregon   Salem   OR   The Beaver State 
 Pennsylvania   Harrisburg   PA   The Keystone State 
 Rhode Island   Providence   RI   The Ocean State 
 South Carolina   Columbia   SC   The Palmetto State 
 South Dakota   Pierre   SD   Mount Rushmore State 
 Tennessee   Nashville   TN   The Volunteer State 
 Texas   Austin   TX   The Lone Star State 
 Utah   Salt Lake City  UT   The Beehive State 
 Vermont   Montpelier   VT   The Green Mountain State 
 Virginia   Richmond   VA   The Old Dominion State 
 Washington   Olympia   WA   The Evergreen State 
 West Virginia   Charleston   WV   The Mountain State 
 Wisconsin   Madison   WI   The Badger State 
 Wyoming   Cheyenne   WY   The Equality State 

The role of the United States in the world has been significant since the early 20th century, and especially after the end of World War II, when the U.S. emerged as one of the two superpowers along with the Soviet Union, a status that lasted until the latter’s dissolution in 1991. The U.S. has a leading role in various fields such as economy, military, culture, technology, and diplomacy. The country is a founding member of the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Organization of American States (OAS), NATO, and other international organizations. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council and home to the headquarters of the United Nations in New York City.

However, the role of the United States is nuanced and is subject to significant debate and varied opinions, reflecting its complex interactions with other nations and its influence on international relations, economic development, and global issues such as climate change, peacekeeping, and human rights advocacy.


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