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United States Of America Have Quite A Bunch Of Curious Facts About Them (14 pics)

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Based on area, the Pentagon is the largest office building in the world. It has 17 miles of corridors and twice the space as the Empire State Building.

There is enough water in Lake Superior to cover the entire landmass of North and South America in one foot of liquid.

Just under 70 percent of firefighters in the United States are volunteers.

America sells enough pizza every day to cover 100 acres.

Abraham Lincoln is the only U.S. president to own a patent and a saloon. His patent was for a device to lift boats over sandbars.

The American flag’s official colors are “Old Glory Red,” “White,” and “Old Glory Blue.”

The government is still paying a pension on behalf of a Civil War veteran–to his 85-year-old daughter.

Even though English is the most commonly spoken language in the United States, no official national language exists.

Although Ohio is listed as the 17th state in the U.S., it is technically the 47th state because Congress forgot to vote on a resolution to admit it to the Union until 1953.

The American one-dollar bill contains several hidden images, including a spider in the upper right-hand corner.

The state of Alaska is 429 times larger than the state of Rhode Island.

Pensacola, Florida is actually the oldest city in the US. It was settled in 1559 by Don Tristan de Luna.

The President of the United States is statistically the deadliest job in the U.S. Of the 45 presidents who’ve held the post, four have been assassinated in office. That’s a rate of roughly 9 percent (or about one in ten) killed on the job.

The largest air force in the world is the U.S. Air Force, and the second-largest air force is the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps combined.

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