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United States of America

United States of America Passport Ranking

The American passport currently ranks on the 8th place according to the Guide Passport Ranking Index. It provides visa-free access to 189 countries. This makes it one of the most desirable passports in the world with a very high mobility score. American passport holders have visa-free and visas on arrival access to countries such as Brazil, Japan, Peru, Taiwan, United Arab Emirates, Canada and the entire European Union allowing almost instant travel worldwide. American passport holders do however require a visa to enter about 40 destinations in the world such as Russia, China and Iran.
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Capital
Washington, D.C.
Local Time
UTC-12:00
Phone Code
+1
Population
323947000
Language
English
USD
United States dollar

United States of America Passport Ranking

The United States of America passport ranking relative to other global passports is calculated by adding up the number of countries that allow United States of America passport holders to enter without a visa (i.e. visa-free countries) and those that allow United States of America passport holders to enter by obtaining a visa on arrival (i.e. visa-on-arrival countries) or an electronic travel authorization (eTA). There are currently a total of 141 United States of America passport visa-free countries, 44 United States of America visa-on-arrival countries, and 4 eTA destinations.

Altogether, United States of America passport holders can enter a total of 189 destinations—either without a visa, through a visa on arrival, or via an eTA. As a result, the United States of America passport ranks 8 in the world.

Separate from these United States of America visa-free countries and visa-on-arrival countries, there are 40 additional destinations which United States of America passport holders either need a physical visa to enter or an eVisa (i.e. visa required countries).

About United States of America

The United States of America consist of 50 states and is located in Northern America bordering Mexico and Canada. The most important states are California, Texas and Florida. The country has a total surface area of 3,796,742 square kilometers and is therefore 4th largest country in the world. Its climate is varying greatly due to the vast size of the country and the many climate zones it covers. The terrain is characterized by mountains, plains, deep river valleys and volcanos.

The overall population is over 328.2 million people. The capital of the country is Washington D.C. The most populous city with 8.3 million inhabitants is however New York City. Other important cities are Los Angeles, Chicago and Houston. The largest airport is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) with more than 110 million yearly passengers followed by Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) with 88 million annual passengers. ATL is the busiest airport in world and provides access to destinations in any part of the planet.

American culture is dominated by a mix of languages and cultures originating from several immigration cycles. The majority of the population is of Christian belief. The legal system is the English common law. The government type is a constitutional federal republic. The country is represented by Donald J. Trump as chief of state and head of government. Elections are being held every 4 years.

The official currency of the country is the United States Dollar (USD). The country has an open economy, generating a GDP of approximately $20.8 trillion, making it the largest economy in the world. Its citizens have a per capita income of $63,051. The GDP is mostly made up of 2 key sectors, which are services and industry. Its main goods of export are petroleum, steel, motor vehicles, aerospace, wheat, corn, fruits and vegetables. The United States are a leader in technological development and has an overall highly diversified industry.

The United States is filled with a variety of urban and natural tourism destinations and attractions. It is known for its picturesque nature and different cultural facets due to its international history. Some of the major destinations include Mount Rushmore, Pike Place Market, Venice Beach, Mesa Verde, the Kenedy Space Center, the River Walk in San Antonio, the Grand Canyon, Las Vegas and Washington D.C. The country has a total of 24 UNESCO world heritage sites. There are a total of approximately 70 million tourists visiting every year with the majority originating from Mexico, Canada and the United Kingdom. The United States of America are the 3rd most visited country in the world.

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