Blank Map of the United States – Blank USA Map [PDF]

Looking for a black-and-white Unites States map? Here it is! A printable blank map of the USA or a United States map without labels is a great learning tool to practice the geographical structure of the country and its 50 states. You will find several blank maps of the USA on this page which are all free to download in PDF and printable. Additionally, take a look at our ready-made and fully customizable United States map worksheets!

Get your printable blank USA map now by simply clicking on the download link below the image of your desired map. Then save your map on your computer or smartphone or print it out directly from your browser.

We offer a printable blank United States map, an outline map of the USA, map templates for worksheets, and more maps you can use for teaching and learning purposes. You can also complete your collection with a political USA map with states or even a US Interstate Highways map!

Blank United States Map

The United States of America is a federal republic situated in North America. It is bordered by Canada to the north and Mexico to the south, and has a land area of 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million square kilometers). The United States is the third largest country in the world, only Russia and China have a larger land area.

Our first blank US map shows all the US states including Alaska and Hawaii without capitals. You can download this blank map of the USA in two PDF versions: A5 and/or A4 size.

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Below is another version of this map which also includes the outlines of the Great Lakes. That being said, it still shows the actual USA/Canada border which goes through these lakes (and not, as some might believe, along their shores). The parts of the Great Lakes that belong to Canada are not included in this map.

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The United States has a population of approximately 332 million people (2021), making it the third most populous country in the world after China and India. The capital is Washington, D.C., the largest city is New York City. Other major cities include Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and Philadelphia.

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In order to give you even more choice, here is a third alternative. This map shows the entire Great Lakes including the parts that belong to Canada.

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Since above map already shows the Great Lakes colored, it is a useful map of the United States for coloring exercises.

Blank Map of USA

The United States is a federal republic with a presidential system of government. The president is the head of state and head of government, and serves as commander-in-chief of the armed forces. The legislature is the bicameral Congress, which is made up of the House of Representatives and the Senate. The judiciary is independent of the executive and legislature, and comprises the Supreme Court and lower federal courts.

Our next printable blank map of the United States is similar to the first one, but also includes water bodies and parts of the surrounding countries. We offer two versions again, one without the Great Lakes and one including the Great Lakes.

Download as PDF (A4)

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With above and below maps you have the choice to decide for yourself, whether you want a blank map of the USA with or without the Great Lakes.

If you would like to save some time in your lesson planning, check out our USA map worksheet pack. It includes both ready-made worksheets and the best maps from this page in an all-in-one download bundle.

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The Great Lakes are a group of five large lakes in North America at the border between the United States and Canada. These lakes are Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, Lake Huron, Lake Erie, and Lake Ontario.

Lake Michigan is the only of the five Great Lakes that is located entirely within the borders of the USA. The other four are shared with Canada.

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The United States has a capitalist economy based on abundant natural resources and a high productivity. The country ranks highly in several measures of socioeconomic performance, including average wage, human development, per capita GDP, and productivity.

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The following blank United States map also includes city markers for the 50 states capitals. This map is perfect for memorizing all their names or to test students’ knowledge.

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Below you will find an alternative version without the Great Lakes.

United States Blank Map

The following map is very similar to the one above, but it is not showing the Great Lakes.

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The United States is a founding member of many international organizations such as the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Organization of American States, and others. It is a permanent member of the United Nations Security Council.

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The United States has a diverse population with White Americans of European ancestry forming the largest ethnic and racial group (57.8%). Latino Americans and Hispanics form the second-largest group (18.7%). African Americans the third-largest (12.1%), and Asian Americans the fourth-largest group (5.9%). Native Americans only account for about 4.5 million inhabitants or 1.5% of the population.

Our next blank USA map is similar to the ones in above section, but also includes the borders of surrounding countries such as Canada and Mexico. Let your students or kids add their names to the map also!

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Another exercise could be to color the US states, mark their names and capital cities, and also color and name the water bodies included in the map.

Blank USA Map

The following version is pretty much the same as the one above, but without the Great Lakes.

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The official language of the United States is English, but there are also many Spanish-speaking people in the country. Other languages spoken in the United States include Chinese, Hindi, Urdu, Arabic, and Bengali.

Blank Map of United States

Printable blank United States maps can be used in class and homework assignments, but also for homeschooling activities. You might as well put an outline map on your desk for reference or use it with your kids.

Here is another printable map of the United States that is great for coloring. However, it does not include any markers for the US state capitals, so it is a little less complex than the maps further above.

Download as PDF (A4)

Download as PDF (A5)

In combination with a labeled map of the USA, any blank United States map is a great tool for your geography lessons. It can be used to mark state names and state abbreviations as well as capital cities and other locations. Add some color and additional text for a great learning experience. You can even create your own blank map of the United States quiz!

USA Map Outline

If you need a blank USA map which only shows the outer borders of the United States, the following outline map USA should be perfect. Again, we offer two alternative versions with and without the Great Lakes.

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United States Outline Map

The following USA outline map is almost the same as the one above. The only difference is that it includes the Great Lakes. Therefore, the border with Canada running through these lakes is now indicated by a dashed line.

The only lake that is shown entirely is Lake Michigan. All the other lakes are cut off in the map, because parts of them belong to Canada.

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An outline map of the USA is the least detailed version of a United States blank map and particularly useful, if you want to practice your knowledge of all the borders and city locations. Simply try to draw all of them into the map! You can also use this map for a variety of other tasks. How about drawing the original living areas of the native American nations into this map?

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USA Blank Map

Our last map is another alternative printable blank map of the United States including Alaska and Hawaii. Again, this is a map that can easily be used for coloring exercises. It also has a slight 3D effect.

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Blank Maps of the USA States

Apart from maps of the entire United States, we also offer free printable maps of the USA states for download as PDF files. Here are a few links to some other blank maps for you to check out:

Labeled Maps of the United States of America

You will also find labeled maps of the 50 states by using our search feature on top of this page or via the following links:

We even offer several versions of a US Interstate Highways map!

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Of course you can also find maps of other countries on our website! Please find below some links to blank and labeled maps that might be useful for you. If the map you need is not included, please use our search feature at the top of this page.

We have many free maps available already, and are constantly adding more for you to download. If you have a special request, please leave a comment below or contact us. We might be able to produce your desired map for free and publish it on our site!

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