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Information USA

Provided by the Bureau of International Information Programs/U.S. Department of State, Information USA is an authoritative resource for foreign audiences seeking information about official U.S. policies, American society, culture, and political processes.

Geographical Information about the United States

History of the United States


U.S. Government

Executive Branch

Judicial Branch  

Legislative Branch

Official Federal Government Web Sites

Americana and Statisitcs

  • Score and Text of the National Anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner"
  • Information on the flag of the U.S., "The Stars and Stripes" 
  • American holidays
  • Population of the United States according to the U.S. POPClock Projection of the U.S. Census Bureau
  • U.S. Census Bureau for statistical information

Miscellaneous Information and Links

Travel Information

Studying in the United States

Online information about universities and colleges

Information on various admission tests

  • The Educational Testing Service Network
  • Official TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Website 
  • GRE OnLine (Graduate Record Examinations) 
  • GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) 
  • SAT (Scholastic Aptitude Test) 
  • ECFMG (Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) 
  • USMLE(United States Medical Licensing Examination)  

Consumer Information

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