What Is the Biggest State in America?


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The biggest state in America is Alaska. With more than 570,000 square miles of land, the state is more than twice as large as the second-biggest state, which is Texas.

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Despite its size, only North Dakota, Wyoming and Vermont have smaller populations than the Last Frontier. Alaska is the only state other than Hawaii that does not share borders with any other U.S. states. Alaska is bordered by the Canadian provinces of Yukon Territory to the east and British Columbia to the southeast. Its largest city is Anchorage, and the capital is Juneau. At more than 20,000 feet, the state's Mount McKinley boasts the highest peak in North America and the third-tallest in the world.

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