The United States of America is a country located in Northern America. There are 2 countries (Canada, Mexico) that The United States of America shares its borders with.
Although there is no official language in The United States of America, English is the most widely spoken language. It means that if you speak it, you would be able to communicate with almost everyone. If not, it is highly recommended that you acquire some basic English before traveling to The United States of America.
The national currency in The United States of America is United States dollar (USD). The dollar ($) is subdivided into 100 cent (¢).
With today’s currency rate, 1 EUR is worth 1.07 USD.
Check with your bank before your trip to find out if there are any fees for using your card abroad. Some banks do not charge fees when you use a foreign ATM or pay in foreign currency, but others may charge a fixed cost for each transaction or allow a limited number of free withdrawals. The travel card provided by Wise.com, Revolut or Monose might be an excellent option to cut down on transaction fees.
Ookla® Speedtest The average fixed internet speed in The United States of America is 267.79 Mbps and mobile is 154.23 Mbs.The global average is 159.18 Mbps and 109.61 Mbps respectively.
ATM Density The United States of America has more ATMs than most other countries.173.96 ATMs per 100,000 people.The global average is 39.69.
SIM Registration You can buy a SIM card in The United States of America without having to register it with your ID or passport.
There are 2 socket types used in The United States of America. Type A & Type B are widespread in North America (incl. the U.S.), Central America, Japan, and the Philippines.
The sockets’ shapes and voltage differ from country to country and a travel plug adapter may be required. Portable devices, such as phones, notebooks or tablets, usually handle the entire range of voltages used across the world (110-240V).
In the year 2023, The United States of America will celebrate 10 national public holidays. Furthermore, there are 3 holidays that are only celebrated in certain parts of The United States of America. The next one Juneteenth will take place on June 19.
|January 2, 2023||New Year’s DayNew Year’s Day|
|January 16, 2023||Martin Luther King, Jr. DayMartin Luther King, Jr. Day|
|February 20, 2023||Washington’s BirthdayPresidents Day|
|April 7, 2023||Good FridayGood Friday||Regional holiday|
|May 29, 2023||Memorial DayMemorial Day|
|June 19, 2023||JuneteenthJuneteenth|
|July 4, 2023||Independence DayIndependence Day|
|September 4, 2023||Labour DayLabor Day|
|October 9, 2023||Columbus DayColumbus Day||Regional holiday|
|November 10, 2023||Veterans DayVeterans Day|
|November 23, 2023||Thanksgiving DayThanksgiving Day|
|December 25, 2023||Christmas DayChristmas Day|
- EF English Proficiency Index (EF Education First)
- Speedtest Global Index® (Ookla®)
- Automated teller machines (ATMs) (per 100,000 adults) (The World Bank Group)
- Registration Policies Per Country (Prepaid Data SIM Card Wiki)
What hotel chains are present in United States of America?
There are Mariott hotels in 42 cities.
The Hilton hotel chain operates in The United States of America.
The IHG hotel chain operates in The United States of America.
The Best Western hotel chain operates in The United States of America.
There are Radisson hotels in 449 cities.
The Accor hotel chain operates in The United States of America.
What fast food chains are present in United States of America?
The McDonald’s chain operates in The United States of America.
The KFC chain operates in The United States of America.
The Burger King chain operates in The United States of America.
The Subway chain operates in The United States of America.
The Domino’s Pizza chain operates in The United States of America.
The Starbucks chain operates in The United States of America.
- Country by National Dish (Samson Daniel)
What is the weather like in Washington, D.C.?
Weather data for Washington, D.C. (capital city) by Open-Meteo.com
Railways There are passenger trains , and some of them are high-speed trains.
Subway Systems The subway system is available in 12 cities.
- List of high-speed railway lines (Wikipedia)
- List of metro systems (Wikipedia)
- Left- and right-hand traffic (Wikipedia)
- The Global Enabling Trade Report 2016: Road connectivity (World Economic Forum)
Theft Occurrence Rate 1,545.00 thefts per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 544.
Road Traffic Casualties 12.70 deaths per 100,000 people in 2019.The global average is 16.74.
Emergency phones in United States of America
- Travel Advice for The United States of America (United Kingdom: The Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office)
- Mortality caused by road traffic injury (The World Bank Group)
- Corruption & Economic Crime (United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime)
Smoking & Alcohol
Smoking ban There is no national smoke-free law, but some areas may have their own rules.
Cananbis legality Recreational usage: Legal or decriminalized in some locations, illegal federally
Medical usage: Legal or decriminalized in some locations, illegal federally
The products are only for your own use or consumption, or as a present for members of your household. They may not be imported for commercial purposes under any circumstances.
- One American liter (33.8 fl. oz.) of alcoholic beverages
- 200 cigarettes and 100 cigars
- Customs Duty Information (U.S. Customs and Border Protection)
- List of smoking bans (Wikipedia)
- Legality of cannabis (Wikipedia)