Alaska

 

Area: 1,481,347 sq km
Capital: Juneau
Population: 722 718 inhabitants (2011)
 

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Travel advice
Current status: exercise vigilance.
More information about this advice, visit National Government .

Best time
June, July, August and September are the best months to travel to Alaska. In these months there is plenty of wildlife to spot and the temperatures are more pleasant.

Language
American English is the official language in Alaska.

Travel documents
You must have a passport that is valid for return to the Netherlands. An emergency passport is not accepted.
A visa is not necessary if you are traveling with a transport company that works with the "visa waiver program" and staying less than 90 days.
Note: Since 12 January 2009, passengers traveling under the visa waver program to the US, register no later than 72 hours prior to arrival in the US. This registration consists of filling out a questionnaire on the Internet: esta.cbp.dhs.gov .

Embassies and consulates
Dutch Embassy in the United States: dc.the-netherlands.org .
Dutch Consulates in the United States: dc.the-netherlands.org .
US embassy in Netherlands: thehague.usembassy.gov .
US consulate in the Netherlands: amsterdam.usconsulate.gov .

Immunization (vaccination)
To visit Alaska, you do not need vaccinations.

Money and Money
Alaska is paid to the US dollar (USD).

Traffic and route
In Alaska, you must drive on the right side of the road.
With the Google route planner you to, from or within Alaska provide directions.

Electricity
In Alaska, you an adapter is needed. You will also need a converter in some cases.

Tap water
The tap water is safe to drink.

News and newspapers
The latest news related to Alaska can be found on Google news .
A summary of the newspapers from Alaska, visit Abyznewslinks .

Internet
Websites from Alaska end in .ak.us, .ak.com, .ak.net, .ak.org, .ak.gov, .ak.int or .ak.mil.
Official websites of Alaska: state.ak.us and travelalaska.com .

 

Photos and videos
On Flickr you can find a nice collection of pictures of Alaska.
On Youtube you will find a nice collection of videos of Alaska.

Holidays
An overview of all the holidays in Alaska, visit Beleven.org .

Protected areas and World Heritage

An overview of the protected areas (such as national parks, reserves and wildlife parks) in Alaska can be found on Protected Planet .
An overview of the World Heritage Sites in Alaska can be found on the World Heritage List of UNESCO.

Source: Wikipedia, Wiki Voyage, Government, Embassy Countries, GGD, Google News, Abyznews, Yellow Pages, Flickr, Youtube, Beleven.org, Waarbenjijnu.nl, Protected Planet, World Heritage List.

Juneau, AK

United States

 

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United States

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