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Alaska Geography Statistics of

  • Land Area:
    (land) 571,951 sq miles
    (water) 86.051 sq miles
    (TOTAL) 658,002 sq miles (largest U.S. State)
  • Land Area: (all states)
  • Coastline-Shoreline: 6,640 miles - 33,904 miles
  • Horizontal Width: 770 miles from the western tip of the Seward Peninsula, east to the Canadian border
  • Vertical Length: 964 miles from Barrow, south to the Alaska Peninsula, just to the west of Kodiak Island

    Note: Maximum lengths and widths are point-to-point, straight-line measurements from a Mercator map projection, and will vary some using other map projections
  • Bordering States: (0)
  • Boroughs/Census Areas: (16/11) Map
  • Borough: (largest by population) Anchorage, 260,283
  • Geographic Center: Approximately 60 miles to the northwest of Mt. McKinley
  • Highest Point: Mt. McKinley 20,320 ft.
  • Lowest Point: Pacific Ocean, 0 ft.
  • Latitude and Longitude
  • Mean Elevation: (including islands) 1,927 ft.
  • Relative Location

Alaska Photographs

Mt. Mckinley, Denali National Park, Alaska, USA

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Alaska Cities, Counties & Area Codes

City County Area Code
Akutan Aleutians East 907
Unalaska Aleutians West 907
Anchorage Anchorage 907
Bethel Bethel 907
Naknek Bristol Bay 907
Healy Denali 907
Dillingham Dillingham 907
Fairbanks Fairbanks North Star 907
Haines Haines 907
Hoonah Hoonah Angoon 907
Juneau Juneau 907
Kenai Kenai Peninsula 907
Ketchikan Ketchikan Gateway 907
Kodiak Kodiak Island 907
Iliamna Lake and Peninsula 907
Wasilla Matanuska Susitna 907
Nome Nome 907
Barrow North Slope 907
Kotzebue Northwest Arctic 907
Petersburg Petersburg 907
Craig Prince of Wales Hyder 907
Sitka Sitka 907
Skagway Skagway 907
Delta Junction Southeast Fairbanks 907
Valdez Valdez Cordova 907
Hooper Bay Wade Hampton 907
Wrangell Wrangell 907
Yakutat Yakutat 907
Nenana Yukon Koyukuk 907

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