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United States

Selected Websites for this area

The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising 50 states and a federal district. Situated mostly in central North America, the USA occupies approximately 3.79 million square miles has a population of 309 million people. It is one of the most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations around the globe, and boasts the world's largest national economy.

The United States is the world's oldest surviving federation along with being both a constitutional republic and representative democracy. English is the de facto national language, with Spanish being the second most common language and the most widely taught second language.

Business & Economy


Business.gov
Business.gov is the official company link to the U.S.A government and the website provides resources and information to help small and medium sized businesses to understand and comply with government regulations and federal, state and local business laws.

USA Today
USA Today-Money provides news on the US financial markets, the economy, corporations and businesses along with personal and world finance. The website also has market analyses, stock market updates, information on taxes and government business regulations and real estate articles.

Internet Chamber of Commerce
ICC.org is a dynamic, independent business network providing vital information about over 100,000 businesses, companies and organizations across the United States.

MyGrants Government Grants
Information and assistance with government grant applications. Includes small business, housing, education and special interests grants.

Legal Services & Attorneys


U.S. Legal Services
U.S. Legal Services aims to make legal services more accessible to the general public. The organisation offers comprehensive legal services that are run by qualified attorneys. The website offers advice and assistance on legal benefit plans, memberships and attorney decisions and it also lists a range of legal resources.

American Association of Justice
The American Association of Justice is dedicated to promoting an effective and fair justice system throughout the country. The organisation supports attorney work to ensure that individuals can obtain justice within the American Courtrooms. The websites offers a wealth of information on the U.S. legal system, professional resources, membership options and a newsroom.

World Law Direct
World Law Direct is a leading provider of international online legal solutions both in the U.S. and worldwide. The website offers a combination of online services that include an automated legal advice system. With a huge directory of attorneys and lawyers, complex databases, legal advice software and information on almost every area of law.

Environment


Oceana North America
Oceana is the world’s largest nonprofit, international organisation that is solely focused on ocean conservation, including water and beach quality, marine sanctuaries and fisheries and fish habitats. The website provides information about the current projects, news and media updates and how to support the cause.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The United States Environmental Protection Agency’s aim is to safeguard the natural environment (air water and land) and protect human health.

Science & Education


NSF
The National Science Foundation is an independent federal agency that aims to promote the progress of science and to advance national prosperity, health and welfare. The website provides information about current scientific developments, news articles, statistics and funding.

USA Science & Engineering Festival
The Inaugural USA Science Festival is to be held in Washington DC and will be the first national science festival in the country. The website offers information on the dates for the festival, sponsor, satellite events, current news updates and the exhibitions.

Citizens FOR Pets in Condos
A non-profit public advocacy and educational organization dedicated to increasing acceptance of companion animals in condos and other types of association-run housing. We educate the public about the health benefits of having animal companions and also advocate for responsible pet ownership/guardianship. Our motto: "Creating a win-win situation for both people & pets."

Arts & Creative


Arts USA
Americans for the Arts is a leading, national nonprofit organisation that supports and advances the arts and culture in the U.S. through both public and private resource development. The website is an information hub for the services, networks and events of the organisation.

National Gallery of Art
The National Gallery of Art has an extensive collection of paintings, sculptures, photography and architecture. The website provides information about current exhibitions, programs and events, online tours, the gallery shop and videos and podcasts.

Exploring the Region


Visit USA
Visit USA is a guide to outdoor exploration in America. The website contains beach and mountain guides, photo galleries, links to hotel rates, travel tips and more.

United States Travel Information
My Travel Information USA is a big information index about every state in the US. Including historical facts, current events and useful resources for travellers who visit the U.S.

Ettractions.com
Ettractions is a travel guide for the USA and provides map driven links to top destinations and attractions with the country. Users can also browse destinations by category and the website contains comprehensive information about other attractions such as festivals, museums, casinos and much more.

Car Hire in United States
Car Hire Centre compares the five leading car hire companies so that you get the lowest prices and the widest choice of rental cars across the United States. Save time, save money.