The Last Frontier
Alaska is a U.S. state in the extreme north west of North America. It shares borders with British Columbia and the Yukon in Canada. The capital city is Juneau and the largest city is Anchorage.
The flag of Alaska was adopted on May 2, 1927. The design features a blue background with seven five-pointed gold stars in a “big dipper” formation. A larger The North Star (Polaris) is at the top right of the flag
State Anthem /Song: “Alaska’s Flag”
Motto: North to the Future
Where is Alaska on the US Map?
Alaska is at the north west of north america where it borders Canada. It has no borders with any U.S. State
|Capital||Date Admitted to Union||Population (State Ranking)||Area (State Ranking)||Flag Adopted|
|Juneau||January 3, 1959 (49th)||736,081|
|1,717,856 km² / 663,268 mi² |