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AlaskaThe largest US state is situated in northwestern North America, with coasts on the Arctic and North Pacific oceans and on the Bering Sea, separated from the contiguous 48 US states by Canada. Alaska is one of two US states not bordered by another state, Hawaii is the other.
Alaska is bordered by Canada (by the Canadian provinces of Yukon Territory and British Columbia) to the east, and has a maritime border with Russia to the west. The state's nickname is "The Last Frontier".
Alaska occupies an area of 1,717,854 km² (663,268 sq mi) compared, it is about three times the size of France.
This vast territory has a population of just 730,000 people (est. 2012), its capital city is Juneau, largest and most populous city is Anchorage.
The territory was purchased from Russia in 1867. After oil was discovered in 1968, a pipeline was completed in 1977 to carry the oil from the North Slope to Valdez.
Admission to the Union on the 3rd January 1959, it was admitted as the 49th state.
The detailed map below is showing the US state of Alaska with boundaries, the state capital Juneau,
major cities and populated places, streams and lakes, interstate highways, principal highways, and railroads.
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Reference Map of Alaska.
Map is based on a state map of The National Atlas of the USA.
|Cities and Towns in Alaska
The map shows the location of following cities and towns in Alaska:
Largest cities in Alaska with a population of more than 20,000:
Anchorage (292,000), Fairbanks (32,000), Juneau (31,000)
Other cities and towns in Alaska:
Adak, Attu, Barrow, Bethel, Bettles, Chignik, Circle, Dillingham, Galena, Gambell, Glennallen, Holy Cross, Homer, Hooper Bay, Kenai, Ketchikan, King Salmon, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Nenana, Nome, Palmer, Prudhoe Bay, Selawik, Seward, Sitka, Skagway, Tok, Unalakleet, Unalaska, Valdez, Wainwright, and Wrangell.
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