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About United States of America

The United States of America abbreviated as the USA or US is a North American country of 50 states following the federal system. The country has local, state, and federal governments, and necessary powers are available with each system on the growth and management of the region.

Post-world war II, the US emerged as a global super power and has a strong clout and influence on the world. It is a highly developed country and the largest economy in the world. It is also the largest importer and second-largest exporter in the world. USA is a capitalist country and its American Way of Life ethos has always invited immigrants from various parts of the world primarily from China and India.

America is one of the Technologically advanced countries of the world.

Country Facts


Basic Details
RegionDeveloped America
Capital CityWashington, D.C.
Government TypeFederal Presidential Republic
Official LanguagesEnglish
CurrencyUnited States dollar, USD
Phone Code +1
Important CitiesNew York City, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, Phoenix, Philadelphia, San Antonio, San Diego, Dallas, San Jose
National DayNational Day (2nd Dec)
GDP (nominal)USD 26949.643 Billion
Ease of Doing Business Ranking
Primary IndustriesPetroleum natural gas steel motor vehicles aerospace chemicals telecommunications electronics food processing pharmaceuticals consumer goods lumber mining defense equipment healthcare information technology construction retail real estate financial services
Foreign Relations
Bordering NationsCanada, Mexico
Member ofAustralia,New Zealand,United States Security Treaty(ANZUS), Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation(APEC), Antarctic treaty system(ATS), East Asia Summit(EAS), Group of 10(G10), Group of 20(G20), Group of 7(G7), Group of 8+5(G8+5), International Monetary Fund(IMF), North American Free Trade Agreement(NAFTA), North Atlantic Treaty Organization(NATO), Organization of American States(OAS), Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development(OECD), Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe(OSCE), Pacific Community(SPC), Southeast Asia Treaty Organization(SEATO), Global Cultural Districts Network(GCDN), Pacific Economic Cooperation Council(PECC), World Trade Organization(WTO), United Nations(UN)
Major ExportsMining, Metals & Minerals, Other Products, Edible Oils & Seeds, Gems & Jewellery, Cereals & Pulses, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Books and Papers, Fruits and Nuts, Art and Antiques, Wood and Pulp, Silk & Textiles, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Retail & Fmcg Products, Dairy, Eggs, Honey, & Edible Products, Arms and Ammunitions, Building & Construction Products & Services
Major ImportsMachinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Pharmaceutical Products, Spices, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Gems & Jewellery, Plastics and Products, Household Items & Products, Fashion and Apparel, Rubber and Products, Cosmetics and Accessories, Chemical Products, Animal Meat and Food Preperations, Books and Papers, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Vegetables and Related Products, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar
Total Exports ValueUSD 2,062.937 Billion
Total Imports ValueUSD 3,375.948 Billion
Foreign Trade BalanceUSD 1 Billion (Deficit)
Foreign Relations with India
Trade Agreements with IndiaBilateral Trade and Investment
Major Exports to IndiaMining, Metals & Minerals, Food & Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar, Machinery & Appliances, Chemical Products, Electrical Products, Instruments & Optical Solutions, Plastics and Products, Wood and Pulp, Fruits and Nuts, Pharmaceutical Products, Silk & Textiles, Edible Oils & Seeds, Rubber and Products, Books and Papers, Agriculture & Farming Products and Solutions
Major Imports from IndiaGems & Jewellery, Pharmaceutical Products, Machinery & Appliances, Electrical Products, Chemical Products, Mining, Metals & Minerals, Automobiles, Vehicles & Components, Silk & Textiles, Fashion and Apparel, Fisheries, Sea Food & Crustaceans, Plastics and Products, Rubber and Products, Building & Construction Products & Services, Hides, Leather & Tannery, Cosmetics and Accessories
India's Imports ValueUSD 50,863.87 Million
India's Exports ValueUSD 78,542.60 Million
Trade Balance with IndiaUSD 28 Million (Deficit)
Indian Embassy Details for United States of AmericaEmbassy of India
H.E. Taranjit Singh Sandhu
Honourable Ambassador
2107 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20008
(202) 939-7000

Consulate General of India in New York
Mr. Randhir Jaiswal
Consul General
3 East 64th Street (Between 5th and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10065.
(212) 774-0646/0680


Consulate General of India in Chicago
Mr. Somnath Ghosh
Consul General
455 North City Front Plaza Drive NBC Tower Building, Suite No. 850, Chicago, IL 60611


Consulate General of India in San Francisco
Dr. K. Srikar Reddy
Consul General
540 Arguello Boulevard San Francisco, CA 94118


Consulate General of India in Houston
D. C. Manjunath
Consul General

Consulate General of India in Atlanta
Dr. Swati Vijay Kulkarni
Consul General
5549 Glenridge Drive NE, Atlanta, GA-30342
(404) 963 5902

Embassy Details of United States of America in IndiaEmbassy of the United States of America
H.E. Mr. Eric M. Garcetti
Embassy of the U.S.A.ChanakyapuriNew Delhi-110021
+91-11-2419 8000 (O)

Consulate General of United States of America in Hyderabad
Mr. Joel Richard Riefman
Consul General
Hyderabad 500 034

Consulate General of United States of America in Kolkata
Ms. Melinda M Pavek
Consul General
5/1 Ho Chi Minh Sarani Kolkata 700071

Consulate General of United States of America in Chennai
Ms. Judith Ravin
Consul General
220 Mount road Chennai 600006
+91-44-28112000 (O)

Consulate General of United States of America in Mumbai
Mr. Michael P Hankey
Consul General
Lincoln House 78, Bhulabhai Desai Road Mumbai-400 026

Foreign Commercial Srvice in Bangalore

Sunrise Chambers, 22 Ulsoor Road Suite W-202, 2nd Floor Bangalore 560 042