Topics of Interest
- USG Yearly Reports
- Promoting US-Peru Trade
- U.S. Government Links
- USG Assistance to Peru
- Narcotics Rewards Program
- Cultural Patrimony Protection
- State Department Declassifies Documents related to Peru
About the U.S. - Basic Data
- The Capital
- Hispanic Population
- National Anthem
- National Symbols
- Political Map
- Population Statistics
- The Seal of the U.S.
- Snapshot USA
- The 50 States
- Tourist Information
- American Samoa
- The Federated States of Micronesia
- The Northern Mariana Islands
- Puerto Rico
- U.S. Virgin Islands
To Find ...
- Area Codes
- Vital Records
- Embassies in Washington, DC
- Fax Numbers
- Lawyers in the U.S.
- Mailing Instructions
- Name, Address or Area Code if you have the telephone number
- Telephone Numbers
- Time Zones
- U.S. Embassies
- What Time it is in...
- Where to Complain about Commercial Cases
- Zip Codes
- New Year Day - January 1st
- Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Third Monday in January
- Presidents Day - Third Monday in February
- Memorial Day - Last Monday in May
- Independence Day - 4th of July
- Labor Day - first Monday in September
- Columbus Day - second Monday in October
- Veterans Day - November 11th
- Thanksgiving Day - fourth Thursday in November
- Christmas Day - December 25th
- The capital is Washington, DC.
- Daylight savings time begins the first Sunday in April and ends the last Sunday in October. During these months it is one hour earlier across the U.S.
- The flag has 50 stars (one for each state) and 13 bars (one for each original colony). The colors are those of the British flag, which was used as the basis for the design.
- If You Want to Study in the United States
- Mail sent to the U.S. must include the zip code; it will arrive sooner if the address is in capital letters, without any punctuation and with certain official abbreviations.
- The national anthem is The Star-Spangled Banner