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 Quick Facts

Population : 731,545
Country : United States of America
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 : 06:11:22 (5th December 2021)
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Location of Alaska
Anchorage from Earthquake Park image
Anchorage from Earthquake Park
Anchorage from Earthquake Park image

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.

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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 30,696 and Eagle River population 24,793. See all Alaska cities & populated places.

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 30,696
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 11,099
Sitka City-borough in Alaska, USA Sitka City and Borough 8,493
Kusilvak Census Area Census area in Alaska, United States Kohīma 8,328
Tanaina Census-designated place in Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska Matanuska-Susitna Borough 8,197
Ketchikan City in Alaska, USA Ketchikan Gateway Borough 8,187
Kenai City in Alaska Kenai Peninsula Borough 7,890
Kalifornsky Census designated place in Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska Kenai Peninsula Borough 7,850
Palmer City in Alaska, USA Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7,766
Meadow Lakes Census designated place in Alaska, United States Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7,570

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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.

  • Hope Summers (character from Marvel Comics)
  • Reuben Langdon (American stunt man and voice actor) he was born in 19/07/1975
  • Andrew Lynch (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Barrett Willoughby (American writer) she was born in 01/01/1886
  • Christine Hume (American writer) she was born in 01/01/1968
  • Das Williams (Member of California State Assembly) he was born in 29/06/1974
  • David Salmon (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1912
  • Jennifer Jolly (Journalist and Broadcaster) she was born in 22/02/1971
  • Kirsten Gum (Sportscaster, reality show host, raw chef) she was born in 08/12/1972
  • Lenne Hardt (American actress)
  • Rebecca Rotzler (American politician) she was born in 19/03/1962
  • Richard A. Scott (comics artist) he was born in 19/02/1964
  • Sue Henry (writer) she was born in 19/01/1940
  • Sonihat he was born in 01/01/1855
  • Ed Iten (musher) he was born in 01/01/1953
  • Robert T. Fletcher III he was born in 27/11/1963
  • Sinrock Mary (Reindeer herder) she was born in 01/01/1870
  • Takashi Ohno (American politician)

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Alaska Counties (more)

Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated
County Name Population
Anchorage Municipality 287,095
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 110,213
Fairbanks North Star Borough 95,651
Kenai Peninsula Borough 59,414
Juneau City and Borough 31,849
Bethel Census Area 18,437
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,747
Kodiak Island Borough 12,992
Nome Census Area 9,909
North Slope Borough 9,294
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 9,202
Sitka City and Borough 8,405
Northwest Arctic Borough 7,644
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6,957
Aleutians West Census Area 5,680
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5,077

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