The United States is considered a huge nation because of its total area. Its total land area is 9,833,567 km² (about 3,796,744 mi²). The United States continental shelf is approximately 2,193,526 km² (approximately 846,921 mi²). The United States is in North America. North America is entirely in the Northern Hemisphere and almost entirely in the Western Hemisphere. North American countries include Canada, Mexico, and the United States, among others. United States has 2 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Canada, Mexico. The United States is not a landlocked country. It means it is bounded by at least one major body of water. The average elevation range of the United States is 760 m (2,494 ft).
The total length of land borders of the United States is 12048 kilometers (~4,652 miles). The United States has 3 unique land borders with neighboring territories and shares land borders with 2 different countries. The United States has 1 non-contiguous segment of land borders. This happens when a country has a border with a neighbor and that border is divided by a border with another neighbor. United States has 2 neighboring countries. Its neighbors include Canada and Mexico. The lengths of the land borders of United States of America with its neighboring countries are as follows:
Canada - 8893 km (5,527 miles),
Mexico - 3141 km (1,952 miles).
The capital of the United States is Washington, DC The largest cities in the United States are Washington, DC, New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Philadelphia, Phoenix, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville , Indianapolis, San Francisco, Columbus, Fort Worth, Charlotte, Detroit, El Paso, Memphis, Boston, Seattle, Denver.
The average elevation range of the United States is 760 m (2,494 ft). The highest point in the United States is Denali with an official elevation of 6190.5 m (20,309 ft). Badwater Basin is the lowest point in the United States. It is at -85 m (-279 ft), i.e. below sea level. The difference in elevation between the highest (Denali) and lowest (Badwater Basin) points in the United States is 6275.5 m (2 ft).