The U.S. is big! The United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass – nearly as big as the entire continent of Europe.

Slice of heaven? More than nine in every 10 Americans have eaten pizza in the last month. According to some estimates, Americans consume the equivalent of about 100 acres of pizza every day.

Government property! Nearly one-third of all land in the United States – or about 650 million acres – is federally owned.

Fast food nation? On any given day in the United States, about 84.8 million adults – 37% of the adult population – consume fast food, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Belief in the individual? According to a recent Pew Research Center study, 57% of Americans believe that individuals control their own success in life, the largest share of any country surveyed.

Breweries ! Good news for beer lovers. The number of brewers in the United States climbed to 7,450 in 2018, from just 89 in 1978, fueled by the craft beer surge.

Basketball ! While baseball may be America's national pastime, it borrows heavily from the British game of cricket. Similarly, football is based largely on the British sport of rugby

Population concentration? Over half of the U.S. population lives in just nine states: California, Texas, Florida, New York, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Ohio, Georgia, and North Carolina.

Golf hotspot ! The United States has plenty of room to build top-of-the-line golf courses. Of Golf Advisor’s top 100 golf courses in the world, 52 are located in the United States.