Alaska is over twice the geographical size of the state of Texas and about one-fifth the size of all of the lower 48 states put together. The Last Frontier and the Lone Star State represent the two largest states in the ... More »

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Alaska is approximately twice as large as the state of Texas. Alaska is the largest state in the United States with a land area that measures 570,641 square miles, while Texas is the second largest state, measuring 261,2... More »

A California king size mattress is 72 inches wide by 84 inches long, and a regular king size mattress is 76 inches wide by 80 inches long. The California king is not as wide as the regular king, but it is the longest mat... More »

Alaska is approximately twice as large as the state of Texas. Alaska is the largest state in the United States with a land area that measures 570,641 square miles, while Texas is the second largest state, measuring 261,2... More »

The mainland of Alaska is not an island. It is a peninsula, as it's surrounded by water on three sides and land on the fourth side. The Eastern edge of Alaska borders Canada, while the Arctic Ocean is to the north and th... More »

The size of Alaska is 665,384.04 square miles of total area, which is more than twice the size of Texas at 268,596.46 square miles. Alaska is also 1.9 times taller north to south than Texas, and 3.1 times wider east to w... More »

A couple of fun facts for kids about individual states include Alaska's status as the largest state in the nation, and Rhode Island's status as the smallest state. If placed on the continental United States, Alaska would... More »