There are fifty states in the United States of America. Two of these states, Alaska and Hawaii, are not geographically connected to the other states. The US is washed by the Pacific Ocean on the west coast, by the Atlantic Ocean on the east coast, by the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico in the south. In the north are the Great Lakes.
More than 250 million people live in the United States. The United States is a young country. Its written history is only a few hundred years old. It is sometimes called the "New World". Over the last 400 years millions of people have come to start a new life in this "New World".
1. The Republic of Kazakhstan is an independent state, situated in the central part of Euroasia.
2. Its territory is 2727 thousand square km. Population is about 15 million people. Kazakh is the official language.
3. The Republic of Kazakhstan is a secular, democratic and unitary state. The capital is Astana. The Head of State is President. The highest legislative organ is Parliament consisting of the Senate and the Majilis.
I agree that every country is special. Great Britain is very different from other countries. When I think of the UK, the royal family, palaces, castles with ghosts and old universities come to my mind. At present the British royal family is headed by Queen Elizabeth the second. Another famous member of the royal family is Prince William. The popularity of the prince is now so great that most British people prefer to see the head of the kingdom after the Queen Elizabeth is William.
Washington, the capital of the United States of America, is situated on the Potomac River in the District of Columbia. The district is a piece of land ten miles square and it does not belong to any separate state but to all the states. The district is named in honour of Columbus, the discoverer of America.The capital owes much to the first President of the USA - George Washington. It was G. Washington, who chose the place for the District and laid in 1790 the corner-stone of the Capitol, where Congress sits.Washington is not the largest city in the USA. It has a population of 900 000 people.
Parliament – the National Assembly is the representative and legislative body of the Republic of Belarus.
Parliament consists of two chambers, the House of Representative and the Council of the Republic.
The House of Representative consists of 110 deputies elected on the basis of universal, free, equal and direct suffrage, by secret ballot. A deputy of the House of Representative must be a citizen of the Republic of Belarus who has reached the age of 21.