Alaska

Alaska is by far the largest state of the by land area. Nicknamed "the last frontier", Alaska is sparsely populated with a harsh climate but incredible scenery.
Photo: Frank K., CC BY 2.0.

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is the capital of Alaska, in the state's region. Photo: davidd, CC BY 2.0.

is sometimes called the Alaska "panhandle". Photo: Cajolingwilhelm, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the largest city in Alaska, in the region. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

The , also called the Aleut Islands or Aleutic Islands and known before 1867 as the Catherine Archipelago, are a chain of 14 large volcanic islands and 55 smaller islands. Photo: Thatotherperson, Public domain.

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is a region of Alaska, home to its largest population center around , on the north Pacific Ocean. Photo: Jay Galvin, CC BY 2.0.

, also referred to as Far North Alaska, is a vast region of Alaska extending from around the Arctic Circle to the Arctic Ocean. Photo: Somebaldguy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the central region of Alaska's territory, roughly bounded by the to the south and the to the north. Photo: jkbrooks85, CC BY 2.0.

is a region in Alaska, including the Aleutian Islands and the mainland which forms the "chin" of Alaska. Photo: Inkey, Public domain.

Alaska

Latitude of center
64.8° or 64° 48' north
Longitude of center
-151.6° or 151° 36' west
Population
737,000
Abbreviation
AK
Elevation
1381 feet (421 metres)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 474582475
Geo­Names ID
5879092
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Also Known As

  • Afar: Alyaska
  • Afrikaans: Alaska
  • Albanian: Alaska
  • Amharic: አላስካ
  • Arabic: Alaska
  • Arabic: ألاسكا
  • Arabic: ولاية ألاسكا
  • Aragonese: Alaska
  • Armenian: Ալասքա
  • Armenian: Ալյասկա
  • Arpitan: Alaska
  • Asturian: Alaska
  • Aymara: Alaska suyu
  • Azerbaijani: Alyaska
  • Bashkir: Аляска
  • Basque: Alaska
  • Bavarian: Alaska
  • Belarusian: Аляска
  • Belarusian: Штат Аляска
  • Bengali: আলাস্কা
  • Bhojpuri: अलास्का
  • Bishnupriya: আলাস্কা
  • Bislama: Alaska
  • Bosnian: AK
  • Bosnian: Aljaska
  • Breton: Alaska
  • Bulgarian: Аляска
  • Burmese: အလက်စကာပြည်နယ်
  • Catalan: Alaska
  • Cebuano: Alaska
  • Central Bikol: Alaska
  • Central Kurdish: ئالاسکا
  • Central Kurdish: ئەلاسکا
  • Chavacano: Alaska
  • Chechen: Аляска
  • Cherokee: ᎠᎳᏍᎦ
  • Chinese: Alaska
  • Chinese: 阿拉斯加
  • Chinese: 阿拉斯加州
  • Chuvash: Аляска
  • Cornish: Alaska
  • Corsican: Alaska
  • Crimean Tatar: Alâska
  • Croatian: Aljaska
  • Czech: Alaska
  • Czech: Aljaška
  • Czech: State of Alaska
  • Danish: Alaska
  • Dimli (individual language): Alaska
  • Dutch: Alaska
  • Dutch: Аляска
  • Eastern Mari: Аляска
  • Eastern Mari: Аляске
  • Egyptian Arabic: الاسكا
  • English: AK
  • English: Alaska, United States
  • English: Land of the Midnight Sun
  • English: State of Alaska
  • Esperanto: Alasko
  • Estonian: Alaska
  • Faroese: Alaska
  • Fiji Hindi: Alaska
  • Finnish: Alaska
  • French: Alaska
  • Gagauz: Alaska
  • Galician: Alasca
  • Gan Chinese: 阿拉斯加州
  • Georgian: ალასკა
  • German: Alaska
  • Gothic: 𐌰𐌻𐌰𐍃𐌺𐌰
  • Greek: Αλάσκα
  • Guarani: Alaska
  • Guarani: Aláska
  • Gujarati: અલાસ્કા
  • Haitian: Alaska
  • Hakka Chinese: Alaska
  • Hakka Chinese: Â-lâ-sṳ̂-kâ
  • Hausa: Alaska
  • Hausa: ʻĀlaka
  • Hawaiian: ‘Ālaka
  • Hebrew: אלסקה
  • Hindi: अलास्का
  • Hungarian: Alaszka
  • Icelandic: Alaska
  • Ido: Alaska
  • Igbo: Àláskà
  • Iloko: Alaska
  • Inari Sami: Alaska
  • Indonesian: Alaska
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Alaska
  • Inuktitut: ᐊᓛᓯᑲ
  • Inupiaq: Alaska
  • Irish: Alasca
  • Italian: Alaska
  • Japanese: アラスカ州
  • Javanese: Alaska
  • Kabiyè: Alaskaa
  • Kalmyk: Аляск
  • Kalmyk: Аляска
  • Kannada: ಅಲಾಸ್ಕ
  • Kara-Kalpak: Alyaska
  • Kashmiri: अलास्‍का
  • Kazakh: Аляска
  • Kazakh: Аляска штаты
  • Kirghiz: Аляска
  • Korean: 알래스카
  • Korean: 알래스카 주
  • Korean: 알래스카주
  • Kurdish: Alaska
  • Ladin: Alaska
  • Ladino: Alaska
  • Lao: Alaska
  • Latin: Alasca
  • Latvian: Aļaska
  • Lezghian: Аляска
  • Ligurian: Alaska
  • Limburgan: Alaska
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Alaska
  • Literary Chinese: 阿拉斯加州
  • Lithuanian: Aliaska
  • Lombard: Alaska
  • Low German: Alaska
  • Lower Sorbian: Alaska
  • Luxembourgish: Alaska
  • Macedonian: Алјаска
  • Maithili: अलास्का
  • Malagasy: Alaska
  • Malay: Alaska
  • Malayalam: അലാസ്ക
  • Manx: Alaska
  • Maori: Alaska
  • Marathi: अलास्का
  • Mazanderani: آلاسکا
  • Min Dong Chinese: Alaska
  • Min Nan Chinese: Alaska
  • Minangkabau: Alaska
  • Mingrelian: ალასკა
  • Moksha: Аляска
  • Mongolian: Аляска
  • Nauru: Alaska
  • Navajo: Hakʼaz Dineʼé Bikéyah
  • Navajo: Hakʼaz Dineʼé Bikéyah Hahoodzo
  • Nepali: अलास्का
  • Newari: अलास्का
  • Northern Frisian: Alaska
  • Northern Luri: آلاسکا
  • Northern Sami: Alaska
  • Norwegian: Alaska
  • Norwegian Bokmål: AK
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Alaska
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Alaska
  • Novial: Alaska
  • Occitan (post 1500): Alaska
  • Official Aramaic (700-300 BCE): ܐܠܐܣܟܐ
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100): Alaska
  • Oriya: ଆଲାସ୍କା
  • Ossetian: Аляскæ
  • Pali: अलास्का
  • Pampanga: Alaska
  • Pangasinan: Alaska
  • Panjabi: ਅਲਾਸਕਾ
  • Papiamento: Alaska
  • Persian: آلاسکا
  • Piemontese: Alasca
  • Pitcairn-Norfolk: Alaska
  • Polish: Alaska
  • Portuguese: Alasca
  • Quechua: Alaska suyu
  • Romanian: Alaska
  • Romansh: Alasca
  • Russia Buriat: Аляска
  • Russian: Аляска
  • Samogitian: Aleska
  • Sanskrit: अलास्का
  • Sanskrit: अलास्‍का
  • Santali: ᱟᱞᱟᱥᱠᱟ
  • Sardinian: Alaska
  • Saterfriesisch: Alaska
  • Scots: Alaska
  • Scottish Gaelic: Alasca
  • Serbian: Аљаска
  • Serbo-Croatian: Aljaska
  • Sicilian: Alaska
  • Silesian: Alaska
  • Sindhi: الاسڪا
  • Sinhala: ඇලස්කාව
  • Slovak: Aljaška
  • Slovenian: Aljaska
  • Somali: Alaska
  • South Azerbaijani: آلاسکا
  • South Azerbaijani: آلاسکا ایالتی
  • Spanish: Alaska
  • Spanish: Estado de Alaska
  • Swahili: Alaska
  • Swedish: Alaska
  • Swiss German: Alaska
  • Tagalog: Alaska
  • Tajik: Аляска
  • Tamil: அலாஸ்கா
  • Tatar: Аляска
  • Telugu: అలాస్కా
  • Thai: รัฐอะแลสกา
  • Tosk Albanian: Alaska
  • Turkish: Alaska
  • Turkmen: Alýaska
  • Udmurt: Аляска
  • Uighur: Alyaska Shitati
  • Ukrainian: Аляска
  • Upper Sorbian: Alaska
  • Urdu: الاسکا
  • Uzbek: Alaska
  • Uzbek: Alyaska
  • Venetian: Ałasca
  • Vietnamese: Alaska
  • Vlaams: Alaska
  • Volapük: Alaska
  • Volapük: Lalaskän
  • Waray (Philippines): Alaska
  • Welsh: Alasga
  • Welsh: Alaska
  • Western Armenian: Ալասքա (նահանգ)
  • Western Frisian: Alaska
  • Western Mari: Аляска
  • Western Panjabi: الاسکا
  • Wu Chinese: 阿拉斯加
  • Xhosa: I-Alaskha
  • Yakut: Аляска
  • Yiddish: אלאסקע
  • Yoruba: Alaska
  • Yue Chinese: 阿拉斯加州
  • Zeeuws: Alaska
  • Alaasikaq
  • Alaeksa
  • Alakskak
  • Alaksu
  • Alaschka
  • Aliaksa
  • Alàska
  • Anian
  • Gamaland
  • New Albion
  • Sewards Folly
  • Territory of Alaska

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