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During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the original 13 as the nation expanded across the North American continent and acquired a number of overseas possessions.

United States Government Flag description13 equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white; there is a blue rectangle in the upper hoist-side corner bearing 50 small, white, five-pointed stars arranged in nine offset horizontal rows of six stars (top and bottom) alternating with rows of five stars; the 50 stars represent the 50 states, the 13 stripes represent the 13 original colonies; known as Old Glory; the design and colors have been the basis for a number of other flags, including Chile, Liberia, Malaysia, and Puerto Rico

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

United States People HIV/AIDS - people living with HIV/AIDS 950,000 (2003 estimate)

United States People Population below poverty line (%) 12% (2004 estimate)

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 People Population growth rate (%) 0.883% (2008 estimate)



CIT.DIRECTORY Source: CIA - The World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/fields/2028.html