Sitka is a city of about 9,000 on the Pacific Ocean coast of Baranof Island in . First settled by Tlingit Aboriginal people, Sitka also has history as a Russian settlement, established in 1799 by Alexander Baranoff of the Russian American Company, which became the Russian capital of Alaska.

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is a state-owned, public-use airport located west of the central… is situated 1¼ miles west of Sitka. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

is a national historical park in Sitka in the U.S. state of . Photo: Lordkinbote, CC BY-SA 2.5.

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also known as the American Flag-Raising Site and now as the Baranof Castle State Historic Site, is a National Historic Landmark and state park in Sitka, Alaska. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

St. Michael's Cathedral is a cathedral of the Orthodox Church in America Diocese of Alaska, at Lincoln and Matsoutoff Streets in Sitka, . Photo: Barek, Public domain.


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