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United States Geography Total renewable water resources is (cu km) 3,069 cu km est. (1985)

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 Government Legislative branch bicameral Congress consists of the Senate (100 seats, 2 members are elected from each state by popular vote to serve six-year terms; one-third are elected every two years) and the House of Representatives (435 seats; members are directly elected by popular vote to serve two-year terms); elections: Senate - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); House of Representatives - last held 7 November 2006 (next to be held November 2008); election results: Senate - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 49, Republican Party 49, independent 2; House of Representatives - percent of vote by party - NA; seats by party - Democratic Party 233, Republican Party 202.

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 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