Anchorage is a unified home rule municipality in the southcentral part of the State of Alaska. With an estimated 300,950 residents in 2013, it is Alaska’s most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state’s total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in its most populous city.
Anchorage has about 75 schools, excellent public library with seven branch libraries. There are numerous hotels and restaurants with a variety of cuisine. More than 40 domestic and international airlines serve the Anchorage area.