America The United States of America (U.S.A. or USA), commonly known as the United States (U.S. or US) or America, is a country primarily located in North America. It consists of 50 states, a federal district, five major unincorporated territori ...
is a short-form name for the United States of America. America or América may also refer to:


* The
Americas The Americas, which are sometimes collectively called America, are a landmass comprising the totality of North and South America. The Americas make up most of the land in Earth's Western Hemisphere and comprise the New World. Along with t ...
, a landmass comprising the continents of North America and South America


* América, Buenos Aires, Argentina


* La América, Commune of Medellín, Colombia


* América, Tamaulipas, Mexico * América II, Tamaulipas, Mexico

United States

* America, Illinois, U.S. * America, Indiana, U.S. * America, Oklahoma, U.S.


* America, Limburg, Netherlands * 916 America, an asteroid

Arts, entertainment, and media


* ''America'' (1924 film), by D. W. Griffith * ''America'' (2009 film), an American made-for-television film * ''América'' (2010 film), from Portugal * ''America'' (2011 film), from Puerto Rico * ''America'' (2022 film), mainly Israeli film * '' America: Freedom to Fascism'', a 2006 documentary * '' America: Imagine the World Without Her'', a 2014 documentary film based on a book by Dinesh D'Souza * '' America America'', a 1963 American film by Elia Kazan


* "America" (''Judge Dredd'' story), by John Wagner * ''America'' (novel), a 2002 young adult novel by E. R. Frank * "America" (poem), 1956, by Allen Ginsberg * "America" (short story), by Orson Scott Card * ''America'', a Jake Grafton novel by Stephen Coonts * "America", a poem by Walt Whitman from '' Leaves of Grass'' * ''Amerika'' (novel), by Franz Kafka * ''America'', Jean Baudrillard 1988


Groups and labels

* America (band) * America Records (France), a jazz record label


* ''America'' (America album), 1971 * ''America'' (Kurtis Blow album), 1985 * ''America'' (Dan Deacon album), 2012 * ''America'' (John Fahey album), 1971 * ''America'' (Havalina album), 1999 * ''America'' (Julio Iglesias album), 1976 * ''America'' (Modern Talking album), 2001 * ''America'' (Wadada Leo Smith album), 2009 * ''America'', a 1989 album by George Adams * ''America: An Album for All Ages'', a 2009 album by Bobby Susser * '' America – The EP'', a 2006 EP by Rebecca St. James * '' América & En Vivo'', a 1992 EP by Luis Miguel * ''America'' (Thirty Seconds to Mars album), 2018


* "America" (Deuce song), 2012 * "America" (Neil Diamond song), 1980 * "America" (Waylon Jennings song) * "America" (Killing Joke song), 1988 * "America" (Prince song), 1985 * "America" (Razorlight song), 2006 * "America" (Simon & Garfunkel song), 1968 * "America" (Sufjan Stevens song), 2020 * "America", a song by Tracy Chapman from '' Where You Live'' * "America", a song by David Essex from the 1974 album ''
David Essex David Essex (born David Albert Cook; 23 July 1947) is an English singer, songwriter, and actor. Since the 1970s, he has attained 19 Top 40 singles in the UK (including two number ones) and 16 Top 40 albums. Internationally, Essex had the most ...
'' * "America", a song by Imagine Dragons from ''
Night Visions ''Night Visions'' is the debut studio album by American pop rock band Imagine Dragons. It was released on September 4, 2012, through Kidinakorner and Interscope Records. The album was primarily produced by the band themselves, as well as Engl ...
'' * "America", a 1982 song by Motörhead from '' Iron Fist'' * "America", a song by London Grammar from their 2021 album '' Californian Soil'' * "America", a song by Nas from his untitled ninth studio album * "América", a song by José Luis Perales * "America", a song by Royce da 5'9" from '' Layers'' * "America", a song by Santana featuring P.O.D. from '' Shaman'' * "America", a song by Bree Sharp from her 1999 debut album '' A Cheap and Evil Girl'' * "America", a song by Steppenwolf from the album '' Monster'' * "America", a song by Bobby Susser from ''America: An Album for All Ages'' * "America (Never Been)", a song by Car Seat Headrest from ''How to Leave Town'' * "America" (''West Side Story'' song) * " America (My Country, 'Tis of Thee)", a patriotic song of the United States * "
America the Beautiful "America the Beautiful" is a patriotic American song. Its lyrics were written by Katharine Lee Bates and its music was composed by church organist and choirmaster Samuel A. Ward at Grace Episcopal Church in Newark, New Jersey. The two never ...
", a patriotic anthem of the United States

Radio and television stations

* America (XM), a satellite radio channel * América 2, an Argentine television station * America One, an American over-the-air television network * América Televisión, a Peruvian television network


* ''América'' (Brazilian TV series), a telenovela * ''America'' (American TV series), a talk show * '' America: A Personal History of the United States'', a BBC documentary series * '' America: The Story of Us'', a six-part documentary on the history of the United States

Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media

* ''America'' (magazine), a magazine published by the Jesuits * '' America (The Book)'', a 2006 book by the staff of ''The Daily Show with Jon Stewart'' * ''America'' (toilet), a sculpture by Maurizio Cattelan * ''America'' (video game), 2001


* América Alonso (1936–2022), Venezuelan actress * América Barrios (1917–2001), Cuban actress * America Waldo Bogle (1844–1903), American pioneer * America McCutchen Drennan (1830–1903), American educator and missionary * America Ferrera (born 1984), American actress * America Martin (born 1980), American artist * America Meredith (born 1972), American artist * America Newton (1835–1917), American pioneer * America Olivo (born 1978), American actress * America W. Robinson (1855–1912), American educator * América del Pilar Rodrigo, Argentinian botanist * America Iglesias Thatcher (1907–1989), Puerto Rican labor activist * America Thayer (died 2021), American murder victim * America Young (born 1984), American actress * America Vera Zavala (born 1976), Swedish politician

Fictional characters

America Chavez America Chavez is a superhero appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by Joe Casey and Nick Dragotta, Chavez was the second character to use the moniker Miss America, after Madeline Joyce. Chavez first appeared in ' ...
, superhero from Marvel Comics

Ships and boats

* ''America'' (yacht), winner of the America's Cup in 1851 * ''America''-class amphibious assault ship, of the U.S. * ''America''-class steamship, Cunard sidewheel transatlantic steamships ** RMS ''America'', first of the ''America''-class * French ship ''America'' (1788), a Téméraire-class ship of the French Navy ** ''America''-class ship of the line, derived from the French ship ''America'' * '' Grande America'', an Italian cargo ship, sunken on 12 March 2019 near France * HMS ''America'', any of several ships of the Royal Navy * SS ''America'', any of several ships of that name * USS ''America'', any of several ships of the US Navy * Herreshoff America, an American catboat design


* América de Cali, an association football (soccer) club from Cali, Colombia * América Football Club (disambiguation) * América Managua, an association football (soccer) club from Managua, Nicaragua * Club América, an association football (soccer) club from Mexico City * Copa América (Spanish and Portuguese for "America Cup"), association football (soccer) competition in South America


* ''America'' (aircraft), used by Richard E. Byrd on a 1927 transatlantic flight * ''America'' (airship), flown in 1907 and 1909 attempts to reach the North Pole, and a 1910 attempt to cross the Atlantic * America (American automobile) * America (Spanish automobile)

Other uses

* Apollo 17 Command/Service Module (callsign "America") * American (word) * Americas (terminology) * Naming of the Americas

See also

* Air America (disambiguation) * American (disambiguation) * Americana (disambiguation) * Amerigo Vespucci (1454–1512), for whom the Americas were named * Amerika (disambiguation) * Amerrique Mountains * '' Amreeka'', a 2009 film * Pan-American (disambiguation) * The American (disambiguation) * The Americans (disambiguation) *
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