From the soaring skyscrapers of New York City to the dramatic mesas of Arizona, the United States of America is a place of staggering beauty and extraordinary diversity. Nothing prepares you for your first glimpse of Manhattan’s iconic skyline, the yawning expanses of the Grand Canyon or the neon-lit excesses of Las Vegas, just some of the country’s many highlights.
At a glance
Full Name: United States of America
Capital City: Washington D.c
Area: 9,826,675 km
Time Zone: UTC−5 to −10
Language: Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Italian
Currency: United States dollar ($) (USD)
Must See’s and Must Do’s
Graceland, Grand Canyon National Park, Independence National Historical Park – Liberty Bell Center, National September 11 Memorial and Museum, Niagara Falls, The Gateway Arch, The Mall of America, The Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, The Vegas Strip, The White House.
Money & Costs
US Dollar (USD; symbol $) = 100 cents. Notes are in denominations of $100, 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1, though the $2 bill is rare and is not in high circulation.
1 AED =0.27 US$
Did you know
1 out of every 8 Americans have been employed by McDonald’s at some point.
Apple has more money than the U.S. Treasury.
In Montana, cows out number people 3 to 1.
1 American consumes the same amount of resources as 32 Kenyans.
College athletes are treated like celebrities. In reality, they are just students taking part in an extracurricular activity.
It is actually completely legal for underage kids to smoke cigarettes, but it is illegal for them to purchase them.
Best time to go
High Season (Jun–Aug)
Warm days across the country, with generally high temperatures.Busiest season, with big crowds and higher prices.In ski resort areas, January to March is high season.
Shoulder Season (Oct & Apr–May)
Milder temps, fewer crowds. Spring flowers (April); fiery autumn colors (October) in many parts.
Low Season (Nov–Mar)
Wintery days, with snowfall in the north, and heavier rains in some regions. Lowest prices for accommodations (aside from ski resorts and warmer getaway destinations).
National Cherry Blossom Festival (Mar-Apr)
Better Living Show (Mar)
Santa Barbara County Vintners’ Festival Weekend (April )
Festival International de Louisiane (April)
Santa Monica Festival (May)
U.S. Consulate General in Dubai
Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Road and Al Seef Road, Bur Dubai .Tel : 04-309-4000
U.S. Consulate General in Abu Dhabi
Airport Road at Rabdan (29th) Street – Embassies District, Plot 38, Sector W59-02, Street No. 4 – Abu Dhabi , Tel : +971 2 414 2200
Website : www. ais.usvisa-info.com/en-AE/niv
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