Interesting and informative facts about the US

Floating post office in Michigan

Michigan - the only place in the world where there is a floating post office. Ships W. Westcott II deals with mail delivery to ships in transit. This unusual mail has existed for over 125 years.

In Florida, there are two rivers with the same name

Florida - the only state in which two rivers with the same name. Withlacoochee River called are in the north-central and central Florida. Apart from the name, they do not have anything in common.

Amazing Golden Gate

Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, colored red, but is called "golden" because of special lighting from the sun. Cables with this bridge can wrap the Earth three times! This is the most photographed bridge in the world.

In Arizona, more mountains than in the whole of Switzerland

In Arizona, more parks and national monuments than any other state, more mountains than Switzerland and more golf courses than in Scotland.

The largest Chinese community outside China

Chinatown in San Francisco-old Chinatown in North America and the largest Chinese community outside of China - with a population of over 100 thousand people.

View from the Empire State Building

In clear weather from the observation deck of the Empire State Building in New York, you can see as many as five states: New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

Chicago River before flowing in the other direction

River Chicago, which now flows from Lake Michigan, previously flowing in the other direction. At the end of the 19th century, engineers dug a channel for ships that connects the Chicago River with the Mississippi. As a result, the river water began to flow in the opposite direction.

Golf course in the middle of the cemetery

Old cemetery in Montana town Harlotone was the only place in the world of burial, surrounded by a golf course called cynical Jawbone Creek Golf Course («Bay jawbones»).

Best staff in many ways - Utah

Completely obscure Utah boasts the highest percentage of computer companies, the highest birth rate, most healthy people, the highest level of literacy and the greatest number of people with higher education.

The only operating mine diamond mining

The only mine diamond mining in the United States is in a state natural parks Diamond crater. It is notable that the only public open place where diamonds are extracted. If visitors find mine diamonds on their own, they can keep it!


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