Alaska , US

Alaska, Alaska is one of fifty states that make up the United States of America. Its capital is Juneau and its most populous city is Anchorage. It is located in the far northwest of North America, in the West region of the country, Pacific division. It borders the Arctic Ocean to the north, Canada to the east, the Pacific Ocean to the south, and the Bering Sea to the west. At 1,717,856 km² it is the largest state in the country and the seventh largest subnational entity in the world, behind the republic of Saja (Russia), Western Australia, Krai of Krasnoyarsk (Russia), Greenland (Denmark), Nunavut (Canada) and Queensland (Australia); 710,231 people in 2010,

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Alaska has a total area of 663,267.98 square miles (1717856 km2).

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Alaska Quick Facts

Population : 731,545
Country : United States of America
Different from : Alaska
Head of government : Governor of Alaska
Area : 1717856 km2
Water as percent of area : 14.24%
Land as percent of area : 85.76%
Easternmost point : Point(179.770555555 51.958888888)
Northernmost point : Point(-156.4746 71.387)
Legislative body : Alaska Legislature
Official language : English
Altitude : 1,903 feet / 580 meters
Capital : Juneau
Establishment : January 01, 1959 (62 years ago)
Time Zone : Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone
Local time : 04:23:40 (18th April 2021)
Weather : 27℉ Mostly Clear 7-days weather

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Alaska has 3 neighbors .

  • Lake and Peninsula Borough
  • Anchorage Municipality
  • Haines Borough
  • Wrangell
  • Ketchikan Gateway Borough
  • Fairbanks North Star Borough
  • Sitka
  • Matanuska-Susitna Borough
  • Juneau
  • Bristol Bay Borough
  • North Slope Borough
  • Kenai Peninsula Borough
  • Yakutat
  • Petersburg
  • Denali Borough
  • Aleutians East Borough
  • Skagway
  • Unorganized Borough
  • Northwest Arctic Borough
  • Kodiak Island Borough

Year Population Method
1960 226,167 census
1970 300,382 census
1980 401,851 census
1990 550,043 census
2000 626,932 census
2010 710,231 census
2011 722,128 estimation process
2012 730,443 estimation process
2013 737,068 estimation process
2014 736,283 estimation process
2015 737,498 estimation process
2016 741,456 estimation process
2017 739,700 estimation process
2018 735,139 estimation process
2019 731,545 estimation process

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People born in Alaska (64)

People born in Alaska, including film director Mark A.Z. Dippé, fictional character in Star Trek William Riker, strength athlete Jesse Marunde, you can see a list of people who born in Alaska.

Largest Cities in Alaska (more)

Cities, Towns, Villages, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Alaska.

City Name Title County Population
Anchorage City in Alaska, United States Anchorage Municipality 294,356
City of Fairbanks City in Alaska, USA Fairbanks North Star Borough 32,751
Juneau City in and state capital of Alaska, United States Juneau City and Borough 31,974
Fairbanks City in Alaska, USA Fairbanks North Star Borough 30,917
Wasilla City in Alaska, USA Matanuska-Susitna Borough 10,838
Sitka City-borough in Alaska, USA Sitka City and Borough 8,493
Kusilvak Census Area Census area in Alaska, United States Kohīma 8,314
Ketchikan City in Alaska, USA Ketchikan Gateway Borough 8,284
Kenai City in Alaska Kenai Peninsula Borough 7,807
Meadow Lakes Census designated place in Alaska, United States Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7,570
Palmer City in Alaska, USA Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7,456
Bethel City in Alaska, USA Bethel Census Area 6,586
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area Former census area of Alaska, United States (until 2008) Etah 6,203
Homer City in Alaska, USA Kenai Peninsula Borough 5,922
Kodiak City in Alaska, USA Kodiak Island Borough 5,813
Soldotna City in Alaska, USA Kenai Peninsula Borough 4,719

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Alaska Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Anchorage Municipality 288,000
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 108,317
Fairbanks North Star Borough 96,849
Kenai Peninsula Borough 58,708
Juneau City and Borough 31,974
Bethel Census Area 18,386
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,901
Kodiak Island Borough 12,998
Nome Census Area 10,004
North Slope Borough 9,832
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 9,202
Sitka City and Borough 8,493
Northwest Arctic Borough 7,621
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6,893
Aleutians West Census Area 5,634
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5,230

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