United States (disambiguation)

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The United States of America is a constitutional federal republic (currently composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major self-governing territories, and various possessions) in existence since 1789 and its predecessor confederation from 1777 to 1789.

The United States may also refer to:



  • United Mexican States, the official name of Mexico, an independent state since 1821




  • United States of Canada, a satirically proposed country formed from Canada and the liberal blue states of the U.S., as opposed to Jesusland
  • United States of Mexamericanada, a satirical reference in 21st century politics
  • United States of the West, the admission of the European countries as states of the U.S., as satirically advocated by Régis Debray in his paper Empire 2.0

In arts and entertainment[edit]

Fictional countries[edit]

  • The United States of Southern Africa (USSA), successor state to South Africa in Arthur C. Clarke's science-fiction novel 2061: Odyssey Three
  • United States of Japan, in the television series Code Geass
  • United States of Earth, in the television series Futurama
  • The United States of North America (USNA), a fictitious country in the 1985 science fiction computer text adventure A Mind Forever Voyaging, set in the year 2031
  • In various writings, such as those of James P. Hogan, a union of the US, Canada, The Bahamas, and other neighboring countries
  • The United States of the New Continent (USN), from the Front Mission series



  • U.S. states, the primary constituent entities of the United States of America

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