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Fast Facts about Alaska

15 Fast Facts about Alaska

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Alaska has the largest land area in the United States followed by Texas and California. Alaska is about one-fifth the size of the entire U.S. and is as wide as the contiguous 48 states. In Alaska, there is approximately 1 bear to every 21 people. For you fans of the biggest state in the union, here are 15 fast facts about Alaska.

Fast Facts about Alaska:

  1. Capital: Juneau
  2. U.S. State Abbreviation: AK
  3. Admission to Statehood: 1959
  4. # State to Enter Union: 49th
  5. Time Zone(s): Alaskan
  6. Nickname: North to the future
  7. Largest City: Anchorage
  8. Number of Representatives: One
  9. Bird: Willow Ptarmigan
  10. Flower: Forget-me-not
  11. Professional Sports Teams: None
  12. Demonym: Alaskan
  13. Border States: None (Canada)
  14. Population (YEAR): 683,879; Rank: 47 of 50
  15. Motto/Slogan: North to the future

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