Alaska , Alaska

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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Geography

Alaska is located at 64°0'1"N 150°0'1"W (64.0002800, -150.0002800). It has 3 neighbors: Chukotskiy Avtonomnyy Okrug, British Columbia and Yukon.

Anchorage from Earthquake Park image
Anchorage from Earthquake Park

The largest city of Alaska is Anchorage with a population of 294,356. Other cities include, City of Fairbanks population 32,751, Juneau population 31,974, Fairbanks population 30,917 and Eagle River population 24,793. See all Alaska cities & populated places.

Anchorage from Earthquake Park image

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Alaska Quick Facts

Population : 731,545
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
Different from : Alaska, 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), Point(-129.974194444 55.281944444)
Northernmost point : Point(-156.4746 71.387)
Legislative body : Alaska Legislature
Official language : English, Gwich’in, Hän, Dena'ina, Upper Kuskokwim, Koyukon, Tanacross, Alutiiq, Ahtna, Aleut, Tsimshian, Tlingit, Inupiat, Yupik languages, Haida, Eyak, Deg Xinag, Tanana languages, Holikachuk
Altitude : 1,903 feet / 580 meters
Capital : Juneau
Establishment : January 01, 1959 (62 years ago)
Time Zone : Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone, America/Anchorage, UTC−09:00, UTC+14:00
Local time : 15:44:52 (26th July 2021)

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Alaska has 3 neighbours.

  • 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

Demographics

Year Population % Change Method
1960 226,167 - census
1970 300,382 24.71% census
1980 401,851 25.25% census
1990 550,043 26.94% census
2000 626,932 12.26% census
2010 710,231 11.73% census
2011 722,128 1.65% estimation process
2012 730,443 1.14% estimation process
2013 737,068 0.9% estimation process
2014 736,283 -0.11% estimation process
2015 737,498 0.16% estimation process
2016 741,456 0.53% estimation process
2017 739,700 -0.24% estimation process
2018 735,139 -0.62% estimation process
2019 731,545 -0.49% estimation process

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People born in Alaska (59)

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
Alaska Alaska is one of fifty states that make up the United States of America. 731,545
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
Eagle River Community in Alaska, USA Anchorage Municipality 24,793
Badger Census-designated place in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Fairbanks North Star Borough 19,482
College Census-designated place in Alaska, United States Fairbanks North Star Borough 12,964
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
Tanaina Census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Matanuska-Susitna Borough 8,197
Kalifornsky Census designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Kenai Peninsula Borough 7,850
Kenai City in Alaska Kenai Peninsula Borough 7,807
Meadow Lakes Census designated place in Alaska, United States Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7,570

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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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Map & Images (more maps)

Alaska Regions Map
Alaska Regions Map
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Alaska Area Compared To Conterminous Us
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Alaska Flag Map
Alaska Flag Map
Attu Alaska Relief Map
Attu Alaska Relief Map
Historical Map Alaska
Historical Map Alaska
Historical Map Southern Alaska
Historical Map Southern Alaska
Where Is Alaska Located
Where Is Alaska Located
Alaska Counties And Cities
Alaska Counties And Cities
Alaska County Map
Alaska County Map
Alaska Reference Map
Alaska Reference Map
Alaska Rivers And Lakes
Alaska Rivers And Lakes
Alaska Location Map
Alaska Location Map
Alaska Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Alaska Plant Hardiness Zone Map

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