Alaska State Facts

  • State Flag: alaska
  • State Capital: Juneau
  • Largest City: Anchorage
  • AK State Facts Alaska Directory
  • Abbreviation: AK
  • Counties: Counties in Alaska - Boroughs
  • Towns & Cities:: 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
  • Gov Links: AK Government Links
  • Official Homepage: Alaska

Alaska State Symbols


Alaska State Flower, Forget Me Not
Forget Me Not
Alaska State Tree, Sitka Spruce
Sitka Spruce
Alaska State Bird, Willow Ptarmigan
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.

Last updated on November 02, 2021