Alaska

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

Alaska
KintraUnitit States
Afore stateheidTerritory o Alaska
Admittit tae the UnionJanuar 3, 1959 (49t)
Lairgest ceetyAnchorage
Govrenment
 • 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)
Population
 • Total738,432 (2,015 est)[2]
 • Density0.49/km2 (1.26/sq mi)
 • Median hooseaud income
$75112 [3]
 • Income rank
2nt
Leid
 • 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 leidInglis 86.3%
Alaska Hamespun leids 5.2%
Tagalog 3.4%
Spaingie 2.9%
Others 2.2%
Latitude51°20'N tae 71°50'N
Longitude130°W tae 172°E

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.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "State of Alaska". Geographic Names Information System. United 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. 26 December 2015. Archived frae the original (CSV) on 23 December 2015. Retrieved 26 December 2015. Unknown parameter |dead-url= ignored (help)
  3. "Median Annual Household Income". The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Retrieved 9 December 2016.