The United States of America has 50 states, each with their own state capitals. There are also a number of United States territories and outlying areas.Know More
There are 48 states that are all connected together, situated between Mexico and Canada. The other two states, Alaska and Hawaii, are not physically connected to any other U.S. state. The other 48 states are, in alphabetical order, Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming. All of these states have their own state capitals.
There are also a number of outlying areas and territories associated with the U.S., although these places are not considered states. They include Puerto Rico, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, the Midway Islands, Wake Island, Johnston Atoll, the Baker, Howland and Jarvis Islands, Kingman Reef, Navassa Island and Palmyra Atoll. The citizens of these areas do not have representation in the U.S. Congress, but they still may be subject to military service and most federal laws.Learn more about United States
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