Alaska

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Coordinates: 64°N 150°W / 64°N 150°W / 64; -150[1]

State o Alaska
Banner o Alaska State seal o Alaska
Banner Seal
Nickname(s): The Last Frontier
Motto(s): North tae the Futur
State sang(s): "Alaska's Banner"
Cairt o the Unitit States wi Alaska heichlichtit
Offeecial leidInglis, Inupiat, Central Siberian Yupik, Central Alaskan Yup'ik, Alutiiq, Aleut, Dena'ina, Deg Xinag, Holikachuk, Koyukon, Upper Kuskokwim, Gwich’in, Lawer Tanana, Upper Tanana, Tanacross, Hän, Ahtna, Eyak, Tlingit, Haida, Coast Tsimshian
Spoken leidsInglis 86.3%
Alaska Hamespun leids 5.2%
Tagalog 3.4%
Spaingie 2.9%
Others 2.2%
DemonymAlaskan
CaipitalJuneau
Lairgest ceetyAnchorage
AurieRanked 1st
 • Tot663,268 sq mi
(1,717,856 km2)
 • Width2,261 miles (3,639 km)
 • Lenth1,420 miles (2,285 km)
 • % watter13.77
 • Latitude51°20'N tae 71°50'N
 • Longitude130°W tae 172°E
PopulationRanked 48t
 • Tot738,432 (2015 est)[2]
 • Density1.26/sq mi  (0.49/km2)
Ranked 50t
 • Median hoosehauld income$75,112 [3] (2nt)
Elevation
 • Heichest pyntDenali[4]
20,310 ft (6190.5 m)
 • Mean1900 ft  (580 m)
 • Lawest pyntsea level
Afore statehuidTerritory o Alaska
Admission to UnionJanuar 3, 1959 (49t)
GovrenorBill Walker (I)
Lieutenant GovernorByron Mallott (D)
LegislaturAlaska Legislatur
 • Upper hooseSenate
 • Lawer hooseHoose o Representatives
U.S. SenatorsLisa Murkowski (R)
Dan Sullivan (R)
U.S. Hoose delegationDon Young (R) (at-large) (leet)
Time zones 
 • east o 169° 30'Alaska - UTC -9/-8
 • wast o 169° 30'Aleutian - UTC -10/-9
ISO 3166US-AK
AbbreviationsAK,
Wabsteidwww.alaska.gov

Alaska (IPA: [əˈlæskə], Roushie: Аляска) is a state in the Unitit States o Americae, that is in the northwastern maist pairt o North Americae. It is the mucklest U.S. state an wis bocht frae Roushie. The laund in Alaska is kiverd wi muntains an can git fell cauld. The mucklest ceety in Alaska is Anchorage. The name "Alaska" comes frae the Aleut wird Alyeska, meanin "Laund that isna an island." Alaska haes mair coast nor aw o the tither U.S. states thegither. It is muckler nor aw o the kintras in the warld cep the 18 mucklest anes. The state is neist tae Canadae an the Artic Ocean.

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  1. "State of Alaska". Geographic Names Information System. Unitit States Geological Survey.
  2. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for the United States, Regions, States, and Puerto Rico: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2015". U.S. Census Bureau. December 26, 2015. Archived frae the oreeginal (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved December 9, 2016.
  4. "Elevations and Distances in the United States". United States Geological Survey. 2001. Archived frae the oreeginal on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)