Anchorage is located in the south-central portion of Alaska at the terminus of the Cook Inlet on a peninsula formed by the Knik Arm to the north and the Turnagain Arm to the south. It is located 61.22 latitude and -149.90 longitud.
|Location||Southern part of the State|
|Total area||5,079km2 ( 1,961 sq mi )|
|Nearby Cities||Soldotna, Wasilla, Home, Fairbanks|
|Major Tourists' Attraction||Chugach State Park, Hilltop Ski Area, Alaska Aviation Heritage Museum, Oscar Anderson House Museum|
|Nearest airport||Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (about 6 miles)|