Anchorage, Alaska - Facts & Figures
Anchorage is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the states total population. It is located in the south-central portion of Alaska at the terminus of the Cook Inlet on a peninsula formed by Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. The city limits span 1,961.1 square miles which encompass the urban core, a joint military base, several outlying communities and almost all of the Chugach State Park.
- Population: 298,192
- Industries: oil and gas, military, transportation, convention and tourism
- Area Codes: 907
- ZIP Codes: 99501–99524, 99529-99530, 99599
- Surrounding Cities: Sitka, AK , Gustavus, AK , Girdwood, AK , Seward, AK , Fairbanks, AK , Ketchikan, AK