By Wayne Wheelwright
This booklet is a part of a chain of fifty speedy evidence approximately all the country. This ebook covers the country of Alaska. evidence concerning the significant towns, the historical past of the country, recognized humans associated with Alaska, the states interesting weather and topography and plenty of extra matters. This e-book includes all you'll ever want to know in regards to the final frontier kingdom.
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In 2007 the gorse state product of Alaska was just under $50 billion. This places Alaska 45th in the United States whilst it’s per capita income places Alaska 15th in the United States. The economy of Alaska is dominated by the oil and gas industry with over 80% of Alaska’s revenue coming form petroleum extraction. Apart form oil and gas the next biggest exports of Alaska are seafood. Mainly salmon, cod and crab. The largest employers in Alaska in descending order are Providence Health& Services with is a non-profit Catholic health care ministry, Walmart/Sam’s Club, Carrs Safeway Alaska Division which is a supermarket chain based in Anchorage, Fred Meyer which is a chain of superstores, The Arctic Slope Regional Corporation and Trident Seafoods which is the largest seafood company in the United States.
By land area Alaska is the largest of the 50 states with an area of 663,268 square miles. Alaska is 2,261 miles wide and 1,420 miles long. Despite it’s excessive amount of land Alaska is the fourth least populated state and easily the least densely populated with around half of the state’s population living within the Anchorage metropolitan area. Alaska has the longest coastline of all the United States and if you added all the coastlines of the other 49 states together it still wouldn’t add up to the amount of coastline Alaska has.
Just over 78,00 people identified themselves as Evangelical Protestants, just over 54,00 identified themselves as Roman Catholic and just over 37,000 identified themselves as mainline Protestants. Along with Washington and Oregon, Alaska is one of the least religious of the United States when it comes to church membership. In 2007 the gorse state product of Alaska was just under $50 billion. This places Alaska 45th in the United States whilst it’s per capita income places Alaska 15th in the United States.
50 Quick Facts about Alaska by Wayne Wheelwright