The state name “Alaska” starts with 2 vowels. The state name also contains 5 consonants. Alaska is one of the 50 states in the United States of America. It has a total area of 663,268 sq km, making it the fifth-largest state in the country by land area.
The capital of Alaska is Juneau, while Anchorage is its largest city and commercial center. Alaska was admitted as a U.S. State on January 3, 1959 after being a territory for almost 40 years.
The state shares borders with Canada to the east and northwest, the Gulf of Alaska and British Columbia to the south, the Pacific Ocean to the west and northwest, as well as Canada’s Yukon Territory to the north.
Last modified: September 4, 2022