This union, consisting of 50 states as diverse as most independent countries, stretches between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south, each state within has its own history, culture, styles, cuisine, climate and landscape.

States and Regions of the United States

Regions of the US


Pacific states: Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, Hawaii
Mountain states: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Arizona, New Mexico


Mid-Atlantic: New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey
New England: Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland

Washington DC

National Capital


Central NW: North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri
Central NE: Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio


Central SW: Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana
Central SE: Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama
South Atlantic: District of Columbia, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida

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