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 Flag"
Cairt o the United States wi Alaska heichlichtit
Offeecial leid Inglis, 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 leids Inglis 86.3%
Alaska Native leids 5.2%
Tagalog 3.4%
Spaingie 2.9%
Others 2.2%
Demonym Alaskan
Caipital Juneau
Lairgest ceety Anchorage
Aurie Ranked 1st
 • Tot 663,268 sq mi
(1,717,856 km2)
 • Width 2,261 miles (3,639 km)
 • Lenth 1,420 miles (2,285 km)
 • % watter 13.77
 • Latitude 51°20'N tae 71°50'N
 • Longitude 130°W tae 172°E
Population Ranked 48t
 • Tot 738,432 (2015 est)[2]
 • Density 1.26/sq mi  (0.49/km2)
Ranked 50t
 • Median hoosehauld income $75,112 [3] (2nt)
Elevation
 • Heichest pynt Denali[4]
20,310 ft (6190.5 m)
 • Mean 1900 ft  (580 m)
 • Lawest pynt sea level
Afore statehuid Territory o Alaska
Admission to Union Januar 3, 1959 (49t)
Govrenor Bill Walker (I)
Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott (D)
Legislatur Alaska Legislatur
 • Upper hoose Senate
 • Lawer hoose Hoose o Representatives
U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski (R)
Dan Sullivan (R)
U.S. Hoose delegation Don Young (R) (at-large) (leet)
Time zones  
 • east o 169° 30' Alaska - UTC -9/-8
 • wast o 169° 30' Aleutian - UTC -10/-9
ISO 3166 US-AK
Abbreviations AK,
Wabsteid www.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, U.S. 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 original (CSV) on December 23, 2015. Retrieved December 26, 2015. 
  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 original on October 15, 2011. Retrieved October 21, 2011.