1. The US is big
The United States is the third largest country in the world by landmass — nearly as big as the entire continent of Europe.
2. World class athletes
American athletes have won more Olympic medals than athletes from any other country.
3. Climate diversity
The United States is the only country that has all of Earth’s five climate zones: tropical, dry, temperate, continental, and polar.
4. Magnet for international tourism
The United States is the third most visited country by international tourists after Spain and France.
5. Fresh water supply
Lake Superior, on the United States-Canada border, is the largest body of freshwater in the world by surface area. The lake covers 31,700 square miles.
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