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United States

Capital City

Washington, D.C.

Good to know information for citizens traveling to United States

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Currency : United States dollar (sign: $; code: United StatesD)
Mobile Carrier :
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Phone Country Code : +1
Power Outlets :
  • In the United States of America the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B
Emergency Numbers :
  • Police
  • Ambulance
  • Fire : 911
Driving Side : left side
Timezone :
  • Eastern Daylight TimeTime zone in Washington, DC, United StatesA (GMT-4)Tuesday, April 16, 2019, 12:00 PM11:00 AM Central Daylight TimeChicago (GMT-5)10:00 AM Mountain Daylight TimeDenver (GMT-6)9:00 AM Mountain Standard TimePhoenix (GMT-7)9:00 AM Pacific Daylight TimeLos Angeles (GMT-7)
Legal drinking age : 21, The repeal of prohibition by the 21st Amendment on Dec. 5, 1933 allowed each state to set its own alcohol consumption laws. Following the July 1, 1971 passage of the 26th Amendment, which lowered the legal voting age from 21 to 18 years of age, 30 US states lowered the MLDA to 18, 19, or 20. By 1982, only 14 states still had an MLDA of 21. The enactment of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984 prompted states to raise their legal age for purchase or public possession of alcohol to 21 or risk losing millions in federal highway funds. By 1988, all 50 states had raised the MLDA to 21.
Is it ok to smoke weed? In some states you can, in other it is illegal.

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Visa Related Information :

A visa waiver program is available for visitors from Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. The visa waiver is valid for a maximum of 90 days.If you have visited or a national of Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, or Yemen, you are not eligible for the Visa waiver program.In order to United Statese the visa waiver program you will need to apply for The Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA). ESTA costs United States$14 person and can take up to 72 hours, in most cases an ESTA number is provided almost instantly. Passport holders from American territories, Bermuda and Canada may visit without a visa.