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About Alaska

The 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".

The territory was purchased from Russia in 1867. Admission to the Union on the 3rd January 1959, it was admitted as the 49th state.
After oil was discovered in 1968, a pipeline was completed in 1977 to carry the oil from the North Slope to Valdez.

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 737,600 people (est. 2015), its capital city is Juneau, largest and most populous city is Anchorage.

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
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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