United States of America in brief

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To allow a glimpse on the characteristics of the United States of America, the FDFA provides key figures on the state, its politics and economy, its population and the Swiss nationals living there.

Government and politics
Head of state Barack Hussein Obama
Head of government Barack Hussein Obama
Type of state federal republic
Land area 9,629,091 km2
Capital Washington D.C.
Population 318.9 mio. (est. 2015)
Language/s English, Spanish
Government and politics
Currency US dollar (USD)
Gross domestic product (GDP) 2015 est. USD 18,221 bn
Change over previous year +3.4 %
Per capita GDP 2015 est. USD 57,137
Swiss colony 2015 80,218 persons
Swiss exports 2015 est. CHF 29,518 mio.
Change over previous year +2.4 %
Swiss imports 2015 est CHF 19,684 mio.
Change over previous year +0.4 %