established Jan. 3, 1959 formerly known as Alaska Territory
flag of Alaska
seal of Alaska
Alaska two letter code: AK
capital: Juneau est. 1906
Land of the Midnight Sun
Land of the Noonday Moon
The Last Frontier
Seward's Folly
Seward's Ice Box
Johnson's Polar Bear Garden
29 Counties:
Aleutians East Borough
Aleutians West Census Area
Anchorage Municipality
Bethel Census Area
Bristol Bay Borough
Denali Borough
Dillingham Census Area
Fairbanks North Star Borough
Haines Borough
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area
Juneau City and Borough
Kenai Peninsula Borough
Ketchikan Gateway Borough
Kodiak Island Borough
Kusilvak Census Area
Lake and Peninsula Borough
Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Nome Census Area
North Slope Borough
Northwest Arctic Borough
Petersburg Borough
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area
Sitka City and Borough
Skagway Municipality
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Wrangell City and Borough
Yakutat City and Borough
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
1 Areacodes:
Airport : 556
Heliport : 45
Seaplane Base : 138
Electoral Votes: 3
State Motto: North to the future
Highest point in Alaska: Denali , 20310 feet
fossil Woolly mammoth
fossil scientific name Mammuthus primigenius
tree Sitka Spruce
tree binomial nomenclature Picea sitchensis
flower Forget-me-not
flower scientificname Myosotis alpestris
fish King salmon
fish binomial nomenclature Oncorhynchus tshawytscha
bird Willow Ptarmigan
insect Four-spotted skimmer dragonfly
insect scientific name Libellula quadrimaculata
pet Alaskan Malamute
dog Alaskan Malamute
land mammal Moose
marine mammal Bowhead whale
mineral Gold
gemstone Nephrite jade
zipcodes for Alaska : 96950 99501 99502 99503 99504 99505 99506
all 264 zipcodes for Alaska
Crime Chart Alaska Crime (2014) USA Crime (2014)
population 736,732 318,857,056
violent crimes 4,6841,197,987
violent crime rate635.8375.7
murder and manslaughter4114,249
murder and manslaughter rate5.64.5
rape rate104.736.6
robbery rate85.4102.2
aggravated assault3,243741,291
aggravated assault rate440.2232.5
property crimes20,3348,277,829
property crime rate2760.02596.1
burglary rate427.6542.5
larceny theft15,4455,858,496
larceny theft rate2096.41837.3
motor vechicle theft1,739689,527
motor vehicle theft rate236.0216.2
Anchorage (298,695)
Badger (21,175)
College (14,568)
Fairbanks (32,325)
Juneau (32,756)
Knik-Fairview (15,797)