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Abbreviation: AK
Counties: Counties in Alaska - Boroughs
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Towns and Cities in Alaska
State Capital: Juneau
Constitution: 49th State (January 3, 1959)
NickName: "The land of the midnight sun"
Motto: North to the future
State Flower: forget-me-not
State Tree: Sitka Spruce
State Bird: Willow Ptarmigan
State Song: "Alaska's Flag"
Land Area: 570,833 sq. mi.
Highest Point: 20,320 feet : Mt. McKinley
Lowest Point: Sea level : Pacific Coast
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Alaska State Flower, Forget me not
Alaska state tree, sitka spruce
State Bird, Willow Ptarmigan

Alaska Facts
Largest State in the United States
Most Nothern State in the United States
Oil is Alaska's main source of income.

Historical Facts:
US bought Alaska from Russia over 100 years ago for less the 2 cents an acre. In 1867 U.S. Secretary of State William H. Seward bought Alaska from Russia for $7.2 million.

Alaska is the largest state but has the fewest people per square mile.

Alaska is home to Mt. McKinley. At 20,320 feet it is the highest mountain in the US. It is home to Moose, Elk, Caribou, Bears and Mountain Goats.
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