Facts Info StuffFacts Info Stuff Info

Alaska Facts Info Stuff

Facts Info Stuff AK Alaska

Alaska Info

United States Government Capital name: Washington, DC; geographic coordinates: 38 53 N, 77 02 W; time difference: UTC-5 (during Standard Time); daylight saving time: 1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November; note: the 50 United States cover six time zones

United States Government - Government type Constitution-based federal republic; strong democratic tradition

Alaska Latitude Facts: 61.385 and Alaska Longitude Facts: -152.2683

United States People Birth rate (births/1,000 population) 14.18 births/1,000 population (2008 estimate)

United States People Languages (%) English 82.1%, Spanish 10.7%, other Indo-European 3.8%, Asian and Pacific island 2.7%, other 0.7% (2000 census); note: Hawaiian is an official language in the state of Hawaii

Alaska's County Facts:

Aleutians East County Aleutians West County Anchorage County Bethel County Bristol Bay County Denali County Dillingham County Fairbanks North Star County Haines County Juneau County Kenai Peninsula County Ketchikan Gateway County Kodiak Island County Lake and Peninsula County Matanuska Susitna County Nome County North Slope County Northwest Arctic County Prince Wales Ketchikan County Sitka County Skagway Hoonah Angoon County Southeast Fairbanks County Valdez Cordova County Wade Hampton County Wrangell Petersburg County Yakutat County Yukon Koyukuk County

United States Government Political parties and leaders Democratic Party [Howard DEAN]; Green Party; Libertarian Party [William (Bill) REDPATH]; Republican Party [Robert M. (Mike) DUNCAN]



Source: CIA - The World Factbook