How many acres are there in Alaska?
656,424 Sq miles
The surface of Alaska is of 656,424 Sq miles. Do not forget that Alaska is the biggest state of the United States. Not too many people know that the name Alaska is derived from the Aleut word “Alyeska,” meaning “great land”. It is interesting to know that the lowest temperature in Alaska, -80°, was recorded on January 23, 1971 at Prospect Creek Camp. Keep in mind that there are approximately 635,000 residents or about 1.1 persons per square mile.