Infographic: What Does Your State Do Best?


The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district. At 3.79 million square miles (9.83 million km2) and with over 310 million people, the U.S. is the third largest country by total area, and the third largest by population. So, what does each state do best? Check out this infographic for those answers… (larger version)


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via [fast company], [digg]





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