You can see on the alaska s map that alaska is larger than the combined area of the three largest states which are texas california and montana the name alaska was introduced in the russian colonial period when it. Alaska is approximately 1 481 348 sq km while united states is approximately 9 833 517 sq km making united states 564 larger than alaska.
Carte de la surface de l alaska comparée à celle des 48 états limitrophes.
Size of alaska on us map. So behind in fact that if alaska was divided into two states you d still be the third largest us state. It s hard to comprehend just how big alaska is by looking at numbers 663 268 square miles or the flawed mercator projection of the world so reddit user tgj01 created the map below for us to get a more realistic idea of the real size of alaska. Is greenland really as big as all of africa.
Meanwhile the population of united states is 332 6 million people 331 9 million fewer people live in alaska. About 500 miles 800 km of british columbia canada separates alaska from washington. Drag and drop countries around the map to compare their relative size.
Alaska is the northernmost and westernmost state in the united states and has the most easterly longitude in the united states because the aleutian islands extend into the eastern hemisphere. This map shows where alaska is located on the u s. Go back to see more maps of alaska u s.
By comparison alaska is three times the size of the iberian peninsula compared to other us states alaska is 2 5 times the size of texas and new jersey would fit in 76 times. Alaska is the only non contiguous u s. United states is approximately 9 833 517 sq km while alaska is approximately 1 481 348 sq km making alaska 15 06 the size of united states.
State on continental north america. Alaska is about 7 times smaller than united states. 2864×2009 1 2 mb go to map.
A great tool for educators. The state covers an area of 1 723 337 km 665 384 sq mi 2 and is the largest of all us states. You may be surprised at what you find.
663 268 sq mi 1 717 856 sq km. Anchorage fairbanks kenai kodiak bethel juneau sitka ketchikan wasilla palmer homer. Map of alaska s area compared to the 48 conterminous united states.
State situated in the northwest extremity of the usa. Alaska is the largest state in the united states by area and it is a u s.